Research is at our Core

Texas A&M University’s standing today—as one of the largest research universities in the United States—is testament to more than 125 years of visionary planning and strategic investment.

The National Science Foundation’s most recent Higher Education Research and Development Survey ranks Texas A&M at 19th with research and development expenditures of more than $905.4 million during fiscal year 2017. Texas A&M’s rare triple designation as a land-, sea-, and space-grant institution reflects the broad scope of its research, which includes ongoing projects funded by prominent and diverse agencies such as NASA, the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and the Office of Naval Research

Research and Development

As one of the world’s leading research institutions, Texas A&M is at the forefront in making significant contributions to scholarship and discovery, including that of science and technology. Research conducted at Texas A&M represented annual expenditures of more than $905.4 million in fiscal year 2017.



In National Science Foundation Funding

Higher Education Research & Development NSF Survey, FY17



In Total Research Expenditures in the nation

Higher Education Research & Development NSF Survey, FY17