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University of Maryland Ranks in Top 10 in Research Funds

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

The University of Maryland has again ranked among the top 10 research institutions in the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) Survey, placing 10th among public institutions in research and development (R&D) spending and 16th overall nationally for Fiscal Year 2020.

The HERD survey is the primary source of information on R&D expenditures at U.S. colleges and universities and is widely recognized as the preeminent national university ranking for higher education institutions engaged in sponsored research. The ranking continues the state of Maryland’s inclusion in an elite group of six states with more than one research university conducting research at or above $1 billion per year.

The University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) and the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) are linked together as one research enterprise in the ranking, with combined research expenditures of $1.1 billion.

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