Total R&D expenditures per full-time faculty
(Indicator Number: 31)

Category: Economic Development

What It Measures: Contribution of R&D expenditures as a tool of economic development

Data Reporting Lag: The reporting for this indicator has a 2 year difference. The latest data available is from 2018 for the indicator reporting year of 2020

Value Comparison: When comparing this value for Adequacy and Improvement, a higher value is better.

Data Source For Indicator Value: NSF for R&D expenditures; AAUP for number of faculty

Benchmark Set By: Peers


is currently at or above the average of the 3 previous years ($338,881)


is currently at or above the benchmark set by Peers ($321,300)

University of Maryland, College Park's peers as of 2015

University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Ohio State University (The)
Pennsylvania State University (The)
University of Washington - Seattle
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

USM Institutions
Total R&D expenditures per full-time faculty
(Indicator Number: 31)

University of Maryland, Baltimore County $165,548
University of Maryland, College Park $341,757
University of Maryland, Eastern Shore $29,024