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Sponsored Award Expenditures

Fiscal Year Expenditures
2016 $110,118,461
2015 $126,500,000
2014 $128,800,000
2013 $133,900,000
2012 $136,200,000
2011 $157,300,000
2010 $163,100,000
2009 $155,800,000
2008 $141,800,000
2007 $153,700,000
2006 $154,700,000

National Science Foundation Rankings

Ranking Category 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total R&D Expenditures
at All Institutions
125/912

124/655

126/645

129/890

133/640
Total R&D Expenditures
at Public Institutions
** 86/406 88/402 90/395 94/398
Total R&D Expenditures
at All Institutions
without Medical Schools
88/895 87/636 93/628 97/619 104/622
Federally Financed R&D Expenditures
at All Institutions
119/896 116/655 116/643 117/629 120/636

Total R&D Expenditures
at High-Hispanic Enrollment Institutions

3/61 3/50 4/49 4/54 8/59
Total R&D Engineering Expenditures
at All Institutions
35/460 35/382 35/380 41/383 46/386
Federally Financed R&D Engineering Expenditures
at All Institutions
25/410 25/357 24/358 29/359 29/359
Federally Financed R&D Physical Science Expenditures at All Institutions 70/703 78/498 82/487 123/481 74/470
Ranking of Total R&D Expenditures
at All Institutions in:
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Agricultural Sciences ** 37/202 41/199 36/188 37/202
Computer Science 151/494 129/408 155/414 116/398 136/410

Environmental Sciences

138/560 184/458 178/460 126/401 167/454
Life Sciences 151/823 145/616 148/608 145/607 142/615
Mathematical Sciences 43/544 69/455 113/449 118/434 206/436
Psychology 215/502 222/415 242/419 297/418 293/418
Social Sciences 274/613 144/534 337/481 268/481 362/485
Non-Science and Engineering Fields 232/700 339/484 139/540 152/524 148/537

NMSU ranking/number of institutions ranked each year
in the NSF Higher Education Research and Development Survey and predecessor studies

**  Not available