UGA posts record $545.6M in R&D spending in FY22
For the first time in its history, the University of Georgia surpassed a half-billion dollars in research and development spending in fiscal year 2022. With total expenditures of $545.6 million — representing a jump of more than 10% from the previous year.
Fueled by strong increases in sponsored research funding from multiple federal agencies, the one-year jump of $51.7 million is UGA’s largest single-year increase in recent history and the first time since FY2017 that R&D expenditures have grown by more than 10% in a single year.
The College of Education also experienced significant increases in R&D expenditures in fiscal year 2022:
- Overall research expenditures up 11% over FY21
- $5M in federal expenditures, up 29% over FY21