Public Policy Institute of New York State, Inc.

Just the Facts - Key Economic and Social Indicators for New York State

Expenditures For University Research and Development
(Dollars Per Capita), 1998

Table 16

Rank

State

Amt.

 

Rank

State

Amt.

1

Maryland

$257

 

27

Missouri

$88

2

Massachusetts

217

 

28

Arizona

87

3

New Mexico

130

 

29

Illinois

85

4

Iowa

125

 

30

Texas

85

5

Hawaii

124

 

31

Montana

82

6

Connecticut

123

 

32

Kansas

80

7

Alaska

123

 

33

Louisiana

78

8

Colorado

122

 

34

Minnesota

76

9

Utah

119

 

35

Indiana

72

10

North Carolina

114

 

36

Ohio

72

11

Rhode Island

113

 

37

Virginia

71

12

Nebraska

112

 

38

Tennessee

63

13

Pennsylvania

111

 

39

South Carolina

62

14

Georgia

104

 

40

Oklahoma

62

15

NEW YORK

$104

 

41

New Jersey

60

16

Wyoming

101

 

42

Idaho

56

17

California

101

 

43

Mississippi

53

18

Wisconsin

101

 

44

Kentucky

51

19

New Hampshire

99

 

45

Nevada

48

20

Vermont

98

 

46

Florida

47

21

Delaware

94

 

47

Arkansas

44

22

Oregon

94

 

48

West Virginia

35

23

Washington

93

 

49

South Dakota

34

24

Alabama

93

 

50

Maine

27

25

North Dakota

89

 

U.S.average

$93

26

Michigan

89

 

N.Y.S. % above U.S. avg.

11.8%

Source: National Science Foundationhttp://www.nsf.gov/sbe/srs/nsf00330/sectb.htm

While New York is ahead of most other states in university R&D, the advantage is much smaller than in graduate science education.