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Facts and Figures

Leading Innovation, Generating Solutions

The breadth, scope, and excellence of our research programs make Ohio State a leading force of innovation and change – locally, nationally, and globally. Ohio State is one of only a few universities in the U.S. that, in a single location, houses 15 different colleges, including seven health sciences colleges and a college of agriculture.

At Ohio State we have all of the tools that are needed—the creative minds, the expertise, the experience and the world-class facilities—to discover innovative solutions to complex problems.

$1.236 BB

Total R&D expenditures

$581 MM

Federal R&D expenditures

Ten-Year Research Expenditure Profile

Year Total
2012 $767M
2013 $793M
2014 $815M
2015 $818M
2016 $818M
2017 $864M
2018 $875M
2019 $929M
2020 $968M
2021 $1.236B

*Source: Higher Education Research And Development Survey (HERD)