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2025 Visionary Plan

As K-State's 2025 strategic plan comes to a close, our strategic planning efforts continue as Next-Gen K-State. See the latest updates on the Next-Gen K-State website.

Research and Development Expenditures



Most Recent Rankings of Kansas State University
and Peer Comparison Institutions

InstitutionTotal Research Development Expenditures
 Control Rank*
Kansas State University75717271696869717168
Auburn University77797486818385827972
Clemson University68788396929493898883
Colorado State University42444342474747434444
Iowa State University54505051504849454745
Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge45474748485051505651
North Carolina State University26323333312728272932
Oklahoma State University87757372869090818285
Oregon State University61595552575956555555
University of Massachusetts - Amherst71686869736666686771
Washington State University46463747494948484647

* Control Rank refers to rank among all Public Research Universities

Are in the Top 50

Source: Based on Center for Measuring University Performance at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the University of Florida: Top American Research Universities Annual 2020 Report Data