Federal funds for research at U.S. universities, by department 2017

Federal funds for research programs at universities and related institutions in the United States in 2017, by government department (in million U.S. dollars)

Federal funds for research at U.S. universities, by department 2017 This graph shows the federal funds for research programs at universities and related institutions in the United States in 2017, by government department and agency. In 2017, around 2.87 billion U.S. dollars were provided by the Department of Defense.
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Federal funds for research programs at universities and related institutions in the United States in 2017, by government department (in million U.S. dollars)

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Funds in million U.S. dollars
Department of Health and Human Services18,206.11
National Science Foundation5,265.48
Department of Energy4,271.95
National Aeronautics and Space Administration2,947.71
Department of Defense2,871.2
Department of Agriculture880.8
Department of Education605.27
Department of Commerce346.31
Department of Transportation140.9
Department of Homeland Security77.9
Environmental Protection Agency63.5
Department of the Interior63
Department of Justice56.5
Agency for International Development50
Other agencies6.4
Nuclear Regulatory Commission5.2
Department of Housing and Urban Development0.5
Funds in million U.S. dollars
Department of Health and Human Services18,206.11
National Science Foundation5,265.48
Department of Energy4,271.95
National Aeronautics and Space Administration2,947.71
Department of Defense2,871.2
Department of Agriculture880.8
Department of Education605.27
Department of Commerce346.31
Department of Transportation140.9
Department of Homeland Security77.9
Environmental Protection Agency63.5
Department of the Interior63
Department of Justice56.5
Agency for International Development50
Other agencies6.4
Nuclear Regulatory Commission5.2
Department of Housing and Urban Development0.5
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This graph shows the federal funds for research programs at universities and related institutions in the United States in 2017, by government department and agency. In 2017, around 2.87 billion U.S. dollars were provided by the Department of Defense.
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