The University of Notre Dame is committed to growing activities related to research, scholarship, and creative endeavor in all Colleges and Schools. Learn more about the University's historical trends, as well as current research activity, in the quick facts and figures below.

Awards Received

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Fiscal Year    Award Count    Award Amount
2012     536 $103,922,937
2013     527 $95,754,742
2014     566 $113,063,226
2015     626 $133,743,910
2016     697 $128,150,256
2017     688 $138,087,014
2018 670 $141,590,455
2019 695 $180,628,753
2020 739 $172,485,964
2021 802 $222,708,801
2022 794 $243,968,279

Proposals Submitted

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Fiscal Year Proposal Count Proposal Amount
2012 982 $532,410,479
2013 981 $479,140,482
2014 1091 $556,170,778
2015 1146 $575,914,999
2016 1149 $531,389,817
2017 1247 $746,952,176
2018 1131 $677,052,099
2019 1201 $733,664,388
2020 1234  $902,725,750
2021 1146 $775,478,777
2022 1235 $789,209,491

Research Expenditures

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Fiscal Year Total Expenditures (NSF)
2011 $134,410,000
2012 $157,691,000
2013 $175,220,000
2014 $182,228,000
2015 $191,000,000
2016 $202,216,000
2017 $212,823,000
2018  $219,992,810 
2019 $240,077,996
2020 $227,534,798

FY22 Awards by Sponsor

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Sponsor Type Award Count Award Amount
Federal 337 $107,935,776
FDN 77 $64,201,484
Industry 142 $33,683,502
Other Non-Fed 238 $38,147,517

Global Footprint

145 Awards
61 Countries
Totaling $93,085,267