USF is one of 12 state universities in Florida.
From the State University System of Florida Board of Governors: Did U Know?
TAMPA, Fla. – In 2011-2012, Florida’s universities received more than $1.6 billion in research awards. The largest portion of awards went to sciences and engineering. Below are the five disciplines that received the greatest amounts:
- Health and related sciences, 31%
- Engineering, 16%
- Physical sciences, 8%
- Biology and biomedical sciences, 7%
- Agriculture and related sciences, 5%
Why should you care? Research is not only a significant part of a university’s mission but also a cornerstone of economic development—leading to job creation, commercialization, academic innovation and quality student experiences.
Bottom line? The State University System provides a good return on investment.
About Did U Know?
Each week the Florida Board of Governors shares a tidbit about how our state universities provide a good return on investment. For more information visit the Did U Know page.