NJ Stats: R&D Expenditures by Academia and Business, by State in FY 2012

(Dollars in thousands)

Rank State Academic
Institution Funds
Business and
Industry Funds
Rank
1 California $1,263,090 $512,678 1
2 New York $1,121,169 $287,747 4
3 Texas $985,361 $303,073 3
4 Michigan $757,684 $61,980 15
5 Florida $645,403 $95,555 9
6 Illinois $543,085 $101,895 8
7 Pennsylvania $473,465 $133,059 7
8 Georgia $462,613 $90,930 10
9 Indiana $443,037 $62,539 14
10 North Carolina $425,485 $316,764 2
11 Massachusetts $411,740 $211,610 5
12 Maryland $407,645 $74,840 12
13 Wisconsin $386,202 $37,725 20
14 Ohio $365,789 $151,421 6
15 Virginia $352,358 $54,370 16
16 Arizona $340,063 $29,663 27
17 Missouri $250,704 $64,117 13
18 New Jersey $244,573 $50,579 17
19 South Carolina $242,019 $32,415 23
20 Minnesota $229,620 $30,981 26
21 Iowa $217,851 $31,092 25
22 Kentucky $210,388 $22,389 31
23 Tennessee $209,490 $33,716 21
24 Rhode Island $206,431 $7,061 40
25 Alabama $201,471 $33,030 22
26 Washington $198,009 $31,738 24
27 Louisiana $197,705 $40,254 18
28 Nebraska $174,956 $21,349 34
29 Connecticut $143,791 $28,919 28
30 Utah $140,364 $21,286 35
31 Kansas $137,126 $38,978 19
32 Colorado $127,339 $75,402 11
33 New Hampshire $109,514 $19,485 36
34 Mississippi $107,194 $21,949 32
35 Oklahoma $107,163 $23,330 30
36 Arkansas $75,168 $11,301 37
37 Oregon $72,630 $24,793 29
38 New Mexico $72,164 $9,138 39
39 Hawaii $67,934 $21,389 33
40 West Virginia $65,437 $3,899 44
41 Alaska $50,020 $6,381 42
42 Montana $49,032 $2,228 48
43 North Dakota $41,574 $11,219 38
44 Delaware $39,703 $6,626 41
45 Nevada $34,548 $2,447 47
46 Maine $32,880 $3,987 43
47 Idaho $26,769 $3,607 45
48 South Dakota $25,267 $1,598 50
49 Vermont $21,922 $2,678 46
50 Wyoming $1,641 $1,613 49


The 50 State Average is: 
$270,332,000 from Academia and $65,336,000 from Business

New Jersey is: 9.5% below and 22.6% below the Averages

Source: National Science Foundation. “Table 6. Higher education R&D expenditures, by geographic division, state, and source of funds: FY 2012.” October 2013. Accessed March 2014. http://ncsesdata.nsf.gov/edst/api/esas?program=/Shared Data/ETABLES/HERD2012/HERD2012 DST 06