Campus Research Expenditures by Primary Sponsor over time
MIT is one of the leading research universities in the world. Basic and applied research at MIT is conducted in two principal locations, the MIT campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts and off-campus at the MIT Lincoln Laboratory, a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) in Lexington, Massachusetts.
All research support received by MIT faculty and research staff from federal sources is awarded competitively, based on the scientific and technical merit of proposals.
Campus Research Expenditures by Primary Sponsor for FY2018
These numbers represent expenditures by primary originating sponsor. Federal totals include funding that is passed through other sources (universities, etc.)
|Sponsor||Expenditures ($ in thousands)|
|Department of Defense||123,513|
|Department of Energy||72,828|
|Department of Health and Human Services||130,668|
|National Science Foundation||81,563|
|Other Federal Agencies||12,902|
|Foundations and other Nonprofits||94,322|
|State, Local, and Foreign Governments||24,471|
*Numbers may not total due to rounding.