Federal R&D Obligations Per Capita to Universities and Colleges by State, FY 2001–2005

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Note: U.S. total includes American Samoa, Guam, Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, and the Virgin Islands. Dollars are in thousands.

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2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
5-Year Change per Capita
State
Federal R&D Obligations
Federal R&D Obligations per Capita
Rank
Federal R&D Obligations
Federal R&D Obligations per Capita
Rank
Federal R&D Obligations
Federal R&D Obligations per Capita
Rank
Federal R&D Obligations
Federal R&D Obligations per Capita
Rank
Federal R&D Obligations
Federal R&D Obligations per Capita
Rank
% Change
Rank
Alabama
311,538
69.75
23
361,373
80.71
19
343,766
76.48
24
326,075
72.18
25
368,826
81.09
24
16.3
40
Alaska
72,694
114.98
4
70,385
109.88
8
74,250
114.63
9
77,972
118.71
9
72,630
109.51
11
-4.8
51
Arizona
226,765
42.78
39
249,994
45.91
37
260,208
46.61
39
290,624
50.58
37
290,522
48.80
40
14.1
43
Arkansas
68,234
25.35
47
73,232
27.06
49
75,952
27.89
49
83,045
30.23
47
93,924
33.84
47
33.5
13
California
2,697,229
78.07
17
2,951,472
84.27
17
3,193,421
90.04
18
3,458,540
96.50
16
3,555,682
98.35
17
26.0
24
Colorado
476,803
107.67
6
494,898
109.97
7
523,145
115.08
7
569,159
123.77
7
581,422
124.68
7
15.8
42
Connecticut
360,442
104.99
7
405,423
117.24
5
439,972
126.34
5
460,469
131.79
5
478,266
136.62
4
30.1
17
Delaware
44,173
55.53
28
54,152
67.22
24
67,016
82.04
21
59,642
71.97
26
65,313
77.59
25
39.7
9
District of Columbia
204,379
353.99
1
205,656
355.25
1
172,342
298.44
1
188,247
324.72
1
263,832
453.28
1
28.0
20
Florida
483,123
29.54
45
531,146
31.84
44
541,132
31.87
47
535,443
30.83
46
588,429
33.12
48
12.1
47
Georgia
398,573
47.31
35
445,152
51.77
34
483,676
55.28
32
508,349
56.89
34
536,001
58.69
34
24.0
28
Hawaii
101,153
82.82
13
132,132
107.14
9
146,697
117.77
6
169,376
134.50
4
170,546
133.94
5
61.7
4
Idaho
27,900
21.11
51
35,758
26.60
50
42,471
31.06
48
38,222
27.41
50
50,598
35.40
46
67.7
2
Illinois
713,052
56.93
26
745,840
59.22
27
875,051
69.18
26
893,052
70.24
27
935,295
73.27
26
28.7
18
Indiana
267,126
43.60
38
283,542
46.07
36
307,368
49.64
36
335,397
53.89
36
360,359
57.51
35
31.9
15
Iowa
234,135
79.85
16
243,288
82.88
18
255,717
86.92
19
274,304
92.87
19
274,943
92.71
19
16.1
41
Kansas
126,346
46.75
36
115,422
42.52
38
131,630
48.27
37
132,237
48.29
39
134,124
48.80
39
4.4
50
Kentucky
136,101
33.46
42
153,054
37.43
40
186,334
45.29
40
181,254
43.78
41
214,418
51.39
38
53.6
6
Louisiana
144,601
32.40
43
177,833
39.78
39
202,832
45.27
41
210,720
46.87
40
233,364
51.77
37
59.8
5
Maine
27,491
21.37
50
25,480
19.65
51
30,326
23.20
51
25,604
19.49
51
30,397
23.06
51
7.9
49
Maryland
1,122,508
208.65
2
1,296,852
238.33
2
1,294,617
235.10
2
1,382,909
249.03
2
1,461,623
261.49
2
25.3
26
Massachusetts
1,072,847
167.46
3
1,147,940
178.49
3
1,220,700
189.56
3
1,342,045
208.52
3
1,377,471
214.11
3
27.9
21
Michigan
606,597
60.64
25
638,682
63.63
25
714,343
70.95
25
729,710
72.30
24
739,077
73.17
27
20.7
31
Minnesota
277,441
55.65
27
296,241
58.96
28
316,924
62.65
29
335,851
65.93
30
337,279
65.79
29
18.2
37
Mississippi
127,392
44.60
37
147,541
51.53
35
147,875
51.45
35
162,127
56.05
35
165,603
56.94
36
27.7
22
Missouri
439,070
77.80
18
510,129
89.81
15
550,507
96.37
16
539,541
93.79
18
559,829
96.56
18
24.1
27
Montana
64,636
71.33
22
57,210
62.84
26
75,051
81.83
22
68,158
73.58
23
80,126
85.72
23
20.2
32
Nebraska
86,662
50.40
31
91,398
52.92
31
105,520
60.75
31
116,334
66.59
29
107,006
60.86
33
20.7
30
Nevada
57,590
27.48
46
60,070
27.69
47
73,725
32.90
45
74,107
31.77
45
110,342
45.74
42
66.5
3
New Hampshire
118,743
94.36
9
125,781
98.73
12
139,984
108.86
12
141,066
108.68
11
139,987
107.12
12
13.5
44
New Jersey
290,759
34.18
41
319,593
37.26
41
362,230
41.96
42
301,721
34.78
44
390,724
44.89
43
31.3
16
New Mexico
136,866
74.68
19
131,066
70.64
23
125,084
66.62
27
169,542
89.20
20
193,575
100.51
16
34.6
11
New York
1,580,912
82.79
14
1,682,187
87.76
16
1,857,646
96.56
15
1,948,714
101.01
14
2,048,155
106.04
13
28.1
19
North Carolina
766,285
93.45
10
841,951
101.28
10
938,818
111.56
10
948,086
111.13
10
1,020,230
117.64
9
25.9
25
North Dakota
35,275
55.43
29
45,825
72.32
22
58,392
92.30
17
60,136
94.58
17
72,897
114.87
10
107.2
1
Ohio
542,781
47.65
34
594,046
52.04
32
603,563
52.77
34
672,900
58.71
33
744,914
64.94
30
36.3
10
Oklahoma
80,105
23.11
49
102,234
29.31
46
114,872
32.78
46
105,192
29.86
48
109,740
30.97
49
34.0
12
Oregon
251,112
72.28
21
261,171
74.12
21
288,553
81.03
23
286,895
79.93
22
312,566
85.90
22
18.8
34
Pennsylvania
1,239,294
100.79
8
1,378,756
111.90
6
1,417,348
114.75
8
1,489,570
120.35
8
1,491,231
120.21
8
19.3
33
Puerto Rico
52,648
13.71
52
57,302
14.85
52
61,445
15.84
52
67,293
17.28
52
63,716
16.29
52
18.8
35
Rhode Island
92,988
87.85
12
104,329
97.63
13
114,025
106.09
13
112,695
104.45
13
109,982
102.44
15
16.6
39
South Carolina
144,460
35.57
40
147,193
35.89
43
167,329
40.39
43
165,703
39.50
43
199,477
46.97
41
32.0
14
South Dakota
22,503
29.68
44
20,898
27.49
48
28,047
36.71
44
33,206
43.11
42
33,824
43.65
44
47.1
7
Tennessee
287,048
49.95
32
339,492
58.65
29
372,788
63.90
28
411,875
69.98
28
427,661
71.81
28
43.8
8
Texas
1,147,752
53.74
30
1,222,324
56.17
30
1,385,229
62.58
30
1,342,911
59.64
31
1,395,624
60.87
32
13.3
45
Utah
189,282
82.71
15
230,906
99.28
11
260,661
110.65
11
240,067
99.14
15
229,050
91.98
20
11.2
48
Vermont
69,034
112.64
5
75,235
122.09
4
84,524
136.63
4
81,709
131.62
6
83,192
133.67
6
18.7
36
Virginia
356,664
49.59
33
377,659
51.84
33
397,947
53.95
33
441,042
59.02
32
472,981
62.53
31
26.1
23
Washington
535,764
89.36
11
584,402
96.27
14
628,324
102.49
14
652,589
105.16
12
663,168
105.40
14
17.9
38
West Virginia
43,771
24.30
48
54,185
30.03
45
42,532
23.52
50
53,995
29.82
49
49,471
27.27
50
12.2
46
Wisconsin
392,093
72.55
20
432,200
79.47
20
471,861
86.31
20
482,815
87.80
21
492,527
89.10
21
22.8
29
Wyoming
32,058
64.89
24
18,212
36.50
42
23,437
46.73
38
24,481
48.43
38
21,470
42.20
45
-35.0
52
U.S. total
19,384,798
67.06
21,148,242
72.43
22,797,207
77.36
23,802,716
80.00
25,010,740
84.35
25.8

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