News and Notes:

From the desk of Kirk Schulz

June 2018

The tables below show our national rank in these categories as compared to our peer public research universities as identified in WSU’s strategic plan. Additionally, the bolded data identifies the institution currently ranked 25th in each category—providing a sense of what would be required of us today to rank at this level.

Total Research and Development Expenditures

Top 25 CMUP Peers Dollar Amount Rank
Nebraska $255 million 52
North Carolina State $440 million 27
Maryland $472 million 26
Purdue $502 million 23
Virginia Tech $502 million 22
Utah $476 million 25
WSU $288 million 49

Federal Research and Development Expenditures

Top 25 CMUP Peers Dollar Amount Rank
Nebraska $93 million 69
North Carolina State $178 million 44
Virginia Tech $198 million 37
Purdue $228 million 30
Maryland $329 million 15
Texas A&M $267 million 25
WSU $113 million 60

Annual Giving

Top 25 CMUP Peers Dollar Amount Rank
Virginia Tech $86 million 60
North Carolina State $119 million 41
Maryland $123 million 37
Purdue $172 million 22
Nebraska $177 million 18
Iowa $160 million 25
WSU $106 million 47

National Academy Membership

Top 25 CMUP Peers Total Members Rank
Nebraska 3 73
Virginia Tech 13 34
North Carolina State 20 31
Maryland 26 25
Purdue 27 22
WSU 9 41

Faculty Awards

Top 25 CMUP Peers Total Awards Rank
Nebraska 3 92
Virginia Tech 10 40
North Carolina State 11 33
Purdue 19 17
Maryland 20 14
Texas A&M 14 25
WSU 7 60

Doctorates Awarded

Top 25 CMUP Peers Total Doctorates Rank
Nebraska 325 46
Virginia Tech 488 25
North Carolina State 512 23
Maryland 654 15
Purdue 717 11
WSU 281 54

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