Facts + Figures

The Office of Research provides the University of Cincinnati research community with excellent services that enhance scholarship and research, including key investments in the UC research enterprise that will impact our local, national and global partners.

FY 2023 Sponsored Awards

$401,216,133 awarded | 1,125 awards received

The Office of Research receives funding from multiple sources, including federal, non-profits, industry, local government and the state of Ohio. We strive to support UC faculty, staff, student researchers and advance multi- and trans-disciplinary initiatives in existing and emerging communities of research excellence at UC.

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Funding Source

FY 2022 R+D Expenditures


Expenditure data as reported to NSF in the Higher Education Research & Development (HERD) survey for the most recent year completed. The "Institutional funds" category includes internal (non-sponsored) research expenditures. The NSF publishes full HERD survey data in late November, so the link to the Full Report, below, may not include recent data.

FY 2022 R+D Expenditures

Industry + Business Engagement

The University of Cincinnati Research Institute was created to advance industrial sponsorship of research and development activities of the University of Cincinnati faculty, researchers, and staff. UCRI creates a comprehensive strategic approach for business engagement throughout the entire University.

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