Research spending at Brown

In fiscal year 2012, Brown University spent $178.9 million on research — as shown in Figure 4, an increase of nearly 29 percent since fiscal year 2009.

About 99 percent of Brown’s research spending in fiscal year 2012 was funded from sources other than state and local government, including $149 million (84 percent) from the federal government, and $17 million (9 percent) from corporate and foundation sources. Brown’s research spending in fiscal year 2012, by source of funding, is shown in Figure 5 below.