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Drive to Twenty Five CMUP metrics

CMUP metrics

The tables below show our national rank in these categories as compared to our peer public research universities as identified in WSU’s strategic plan. Additionally, the bolded data identifies the institution currently ranked 25th in each category—providing a sense of what would be required of us today to rank at this level.

Total research and development expenditures

Top 25 CMUP peersDollar amountRank
Nebraska$255 million52
North Carolina State$440 million27
Maryland$472 million26
Purdue$502 million23
Virginia Tech$502 million22
Utah$476 million25
WSU$288 million49

Federal research and development expenditures

Top 25 CMUP peersDollar amountRank
Nebraska$93 million69
North Carolina State $178 million44
Virginia Tech$198 million37
Purdue$228 million30
Maryland$329 million15
Texas A&M$267 million25
WSU$113 million60

Annual giving

Top 25 CMUP peersDollar amountRank
Virginia Tech$86 million60
North Carolina State$119 million41
Maryland$123 million37
Purdue$172 million22
Nebraska$177 million18
Iowa$160 million25
WSU$106 million47

National Academy membership

Top 25 CMUP peers Total membersRank
Nebraska373
Virginia Tech1334
North Carolina State2031
Maryland2625
Purdue2722
WSU941

Faculty awards

Top 25 CMUP peers Total awardsRank
Nebraska392
Virginia Tech1040
North Carolina State1133
Purdue1917
Maryland2014
Texas A&M1425
WSU760

Doctorates awarded

Top 25 CMUP peers Total doctoratesRank
Nebraska32546
Virginia Tech 48825
North Carolina State 51223
Maryland65415
Purdue71711
WSU28154