About UK's Research
Grant and contract awards to the University of Kentucky (UK) totaled $479.3 million for FY23.
Federal agencies awarded UK $252.6M, 52.7% of UK’s total awards.
State agencies awarded UK $137.3 million and Industry awarded UK $28.1 million.
Based on FY21 research expenditures totaling $429.2 million, UK ranks:
These rankings were released in December 2022. The National Science Foundation (NSF), through the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES), publishes the Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) Survey each year ranking the top universities according to what they spend on research. The HERD survey is considered to be the primary source of information on R&D expenditures within academia.
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