1999 First Tier  [go to top]

Number of Times Ranked in the Top 25

1997 ($000s) Research Expenditures Rank
Total & Federal 

1998 ($000s) Endowt Assets & Rank

1998 ($000s) Annual Giving & Rank

1998-99 National Academy Members & Rank

1999 Faculty Arts & Humanities Awards & Rank

1996-97 Ph.D.s Awarded & Rank

1997 Postdoctoral Appointees & Rank

1998 National Merit & Achievement Scholars & Rank

Group I

#

Total

R

Federal

R

Endowt

R

Giving

R

NA

R

A&H

R

PhD

R

Post D

R

Merits

R

U of Washington, Seattle

9

409,959

3

320,784

1

634,872

17

170,271

5

72

3

13

13

526

10

933

3

47

23

U of California - Los Angeles

9

374,629

5

238,919

4

859,850

9

197,186

2

64

5

22

4

616

8

735

5

83

9

U of California - Berkeley

9

356,813

7

186,349

8

1,250,002

3

187,574

3

188

1

40

1

759

3

964

2

187

3

U of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

9

221,380

20

153,985

12

847,420

10

132,290

9

35

11

9

23

387

19

549

7

47

23

Group II

#

Total

R

Federal

R

Endowt

R

Giving

R

NA

R

A&S

R

PhD

R

Post D

R

Merits

R

U of Michigan at Ann Arbor

8

483,485

1

296,028

2

2,210,932

2

172,343

4

54

7

22

4

635

7

675

6

46

26

U of Wisconsin - Madison

8

419,810

2

233,760

5

795,888

13

230,357

1

66

4

20

6

782

2

547

8

33

29

Texas A&M U

8

366,798

6

145,066

16

3,390,256

1

150,741

7

13

28

9

23

541

9

299

18

153

5

U of Minnesota - Twin Cities

8

348,571

8

200,149

7

1,143,083

5

153,959

6

36

10

13

13

704

6

519

9

46

26

Ohio State U - Main campus

8

289,100

11

122,582

18

928,530

8

139,432

8

11

31

11

20

721

5

328

13

81

10

U of Illinois at Urbana

8

286,470

12

156,366

11

665,887

16

130,195

10

54

7

23

2

735

4

279

24

28

30

U of Arizona

8

285,278

13

152,221

13

221,779

36

74,804

20

26

13

15

9

429

14

361

11

56

16

U of Florida

8

271,365

14

94,231

24

502,141

21

122,792

12

16

26

15

9

429

14

306

17

189

2

U of Texas at Austin

8

239,021

17

151,954

14

841,204

11

119,625

14

51

9

13

13

786

1

232

26

206

1

Group III

#

Total

R

Federal

R

Endowt

R

Giving

R

NA

R

A&S

R

PhD

R

Post D

R

Merits

R

U of California - San Diego

7

378,061

4

274,860

3

151,515

46

69,494

23

86

2

14

11

281

32

901

4

51

19

Pennsylvania State U, University Park

7

295,761

10

161,129

9

549,707

19

107,374

15

25

14

23

2

523

11

185

33

18

34

Purdue U - Main campus

7

206,588

22

91,969

25

1,032,614

7

80,321

19

20

19

6

32

478

13

219

29

63

13

U of Iowa

7

184,414

26

108,534

20

431,427

22

71,524

21

14

27

12

18

364

23

314

15

47

23

U of Virginia - Main campus

7

114,085

39

82,488

30

1,227,880

4

129,589

11

21

18

9

23

368

21

284

22

49

20

Group IV

#

Total

R

Federal

R

Endowt

R

Giving

R

NA

R

A&S

R

PhD

R

Post D

R

Merits

R

U of California - San Francisco

6

334,206

9

229,323

6

534,092

20

122,430

13

59

6

2

45

121

49

1133

1

0

47

U of California - Davis

6

255,070

15

123,673

17

208,334

39

46,510

39

23

16

16

7

351

24

289

21

16

35

Georgia Institute of Technology

6

240,237

16

112,544

19

1,034,110

6

67,484

25

18

23

3

40

224

41

33

49

121

6

U of Maryland at College Park

6

215,927

21

102,928

22

198,445

41

63,370

27

19

22

13

13

505

12

212

30

52

18

Group V

#

Total

R

Federal

R

Endowt

R

Giving

R

NA

R

A&S

R

PhD

R

Post D

R

Merits

R

U of Pittsburgh - Main campus

5

202,533

24

160,833

10

772,525

14

59,457

29

13

28

5

34

387

19

381

10

11

42

Michigan State U

5

190,178

25

82,977

29

231,548

35

92,345

17

7

36

7

27

411

16

263

25

63

13

U of Colorado at Boulder

5

155,496

28

107,439

21

163,882

44

49,101

34

25

14

11

20

328

25

324

14

5

46

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Group I

#

Total

R

Federal

R

Endowt

R

Giving

R

NA

R

A&S

R

PhD

R

Post D

R

Merits

R

U of Texas SW Med Ctr Dallas

4

140,589

31

89,357

26

412,955

23

88,530

18

20

19

0

49

52

50

329

12

0

47

U of Utah

4

131,357

34

99,322

23

238,434

33

104,116

16

17

25

8

26

226

39

294

19

26

31

Group II

#

Total

R

Federal

R

Endowt

R

Giving

R

NA

R

A&S

R

PhD

R

Post D

R

Merits

R

North Carolina State U at Raleigh

3

229,292

18

69,473

36

259,594

32

67,775

24

18

23

6

32

314

28

220

28

13

38

U of Georgia

3

225,457

19

54,364

38

293,220

31

41,272

44

9

34

7

27

328

25

176

35

48

21

U of Alabama at Birmingham

3

203,758

23

150,501

15

205,352

40

55,138

32

9

34

3

40

139

48

292

20

6

44

Rutgers the State U of NJ, New Brunswick

3

128,127

35

47,758

41

332,891

27

48,468

36

23

16

13

13

410

17

200

31

19

33

Indiana U at Bloomington

3

66,142

45

38,435

43

350,000

26

70,981

22

7

36

14

11

366

22

175

36

12

40

Group III

#

Total

R

Federal

R

Endowt

R

Giving

R

NA

R

A&S

R

PhD

R

Post D

R

Merits

R

U of California - Irvine

2

113,187

40

71,472

35

75,758

48

30,968

45

20

19

7

27

219

42

282

23

12

40

U of California - Santa Barbara

2

94,796

42

74,149

33

49,243

49

14,827

48

30

12

16

7

225

40

171

37

13

38

U of Kansas - Main campus

2

62,500

47

32,713

46

582,097

18

60,214

28

5

41

4

36

248

37

125

40

63

13

Group IV

#

Total

R

Federal

R

Endowt

R

Giving

R

NA

R

A&S

R

PhD

R

Post D

R

Merits

R

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State U

1

169,808

27

87,657

27

331,013

28

48,491

35

10

32

7

27

410

17

140

39

25

32

Iowa State U

1

155,433

29

52,938

40

234,642

34

57,326

31

7

36

3

40

255

36

187

32

113

7

U of Cincinnati

1

141,604

30

78,292

31

807,965

12

58,801

30

2

47

3

40

298

31

183

34

8

43

SUNY at Stony Brook

1

136,624

32

86,568

28

19,379

50

13,248

49

13

28

3

40

275

34

307

16

0

47

SUNY at Buffalo

1

135,663

33

78,092

32

410,687

24

18,140

47

4

43

2

45

314

28

225

27

6

44

U of Kentucky

1

124,804

36

62,128

37

216,640

37

48,251

37

4

43

5

34

240

38

163

38

75

11

U of Hawaii at Manoa

1

120,107

37

72,421

34

99,800

47

12,215

50

5

41

12

18

175

45

122

42

0

47

U of Nebraska, Lincoln

1

117,100

38

41,269

42

390,000

25

47,572

38

2

47

4

36

276

33

106

44

37

28

Florida State U

1

95,908

41

52,945

39

178,340

43

45,409

40

7

36

2

45

306

30

121

43

91

8

Arizona State U - Main campus

1

80,740

43

37,700

44

153,995

45

50,537

33

3

45

7

27

315

27

77

47

48

21

U of South Carolina, Columbia

1

77,855

44

37,005

45

216,279

38

65,413

26

1

49

4

36

274

35

74

48

66

12

U of Delaware

1

65,095

46

32,031

47

749,613

15

30,246

46

10

32

0

49

162

47

105

45

14

36

U of Oklahoma, Norman

1

37,100

48

21,400

49

297,315

29

42,906

43

3

45

4

36

184

44

78

46

159

4

U of Oregon

1

31,487

49

26,020

48

180,825

42

44,381

41

6

40

10

22

166

46

125

40

14

36

U of Alabama - Main campus

1

23,671

50

13,118

50

297,220

30

42,979

42

0

50

2

45

186

43

31

50

55

17

Sources

  • Total and Federal Research Expenditures: NSF/SRS Survey of Research and Development Expenditures at Universities and Colleges

  • Endowment Assets: NACUBO Endowment Study as reported in Chronicle of Higher Education (2/99); market value as of 6/30/98

  • Annual Giving: Council for Aid to Education (CAE) Voluntary Support of Education (VSE) Survey; FY 1998

  • National Academy Members: National Academy of Science, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine; membership directories on WWW

  • Faculty Arts & Humanities Awards: Guggenheim Foundation New Fellows and Fulbright American and Visiting Scholars

  • Ph.D.s Awarded: NCES IPEDS Completions Survey; doctoral degree conferred

  • Postdoctoral Appointees in Science, Engineering & Health: NSF/SRS Survey of Graduate Students and Postodoctorates in Science and Engineering

  • National Merit and Achievement Scholars: National Merit Scholarship Corporation

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