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ASU’s research enterprise has leaped forward again, according to the National Science Foundation’s Higher Education Research and Development Survey. With $797.2 million in research expenditures for fiscal year 2022, ASU ranked No. 38 overall (out of 637 institutions), a jump of four places from the prior fiscal year. ASU ranked in the top 4% for all universities with research expenditures, ahead of the University of Chicago, the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, Purdue University and the University of Colorado-Boulder.

US Surgeon General Vivek Murth speaks to audience during event at ASU

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