Facts & Figures
Fiscal Year Extramural Funding to Date
First quarter, July – Sept. 2015
Second quarter, Oct – Dec. 2015
Third quarter, Jan. - Mar. 2016
Fourth quarter, Apr. - June 2016
Fiscal Year Total 2016
First quarter, July – Sept. 2014
Second quarter, Oct – Dec. 2014
Third quarter, Jan. - Mar. 2015
Fourth quarter, Apr. - June 2015
Fiscal Year Total 2015
Extramural Funding Sources
FY 2016, July 2015 – June 2016
Federal: 69 percent
State: 9 percent
Nonprofit: 21 percent
Business: 1 percent
Extramural Funding, past five years
Kent State averaged $26 million annually in extramural research funding over the past five years.
Federal investment and research impact
- Over the past 20 years, the federal government has invested $366 million in research at Kent State.
- Proposal submissions have increased 31% over the past five years
- Studies by the Milken Institute ranked Kent State fifth in the U.S. and Canada in the number of start-up companies formed and patents issued per $1 million in research expenditures.
- Over 10 years, a $25 million award from the National Science Foundation for a Science and Technology Center at Kent State (ALCOM) focused on advanced optical materials catalyzed nearly $60 million in additional basic and applied research funding. ALCOM led to the creation of 20 new companies and resulted in the creation of thousands of jobs in Ohio.