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Table 11. Externally funded higher education R&D expenditures, by highest degree granted, institutional control, and type of agreement: FYs 2012–13
(Dollars in thousands)
  2012 2013
  Type of agreement   Type of agreement
Type of institution All externally funded
R&D expenditures
Contracts Grants, reimbursements, and
all other agreements
All externally funded
R&D expenditures
Contracts Grants, reimbursements, and
all other agreements
All institutions 52,109,313 11,410,129 40,699,184 52,067,231 11,571,879 40,495,352
    Doctorate 51,276,300 11,260,961 40,015,339 51,389,753 11,464,984 39,924,769
    Nondoctorate 833,013 149,168 683,845 677,478 106,895 570,583
    Public 33,717,873 7,498,597 26,219,276 33,676,000 7,821,297 25,854,703
    Private 18,391,440 3,911,532 14,479,908 18,391,231 3,750,582 14,640,649

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, Higher Education Research and Development Survey.
Data from survey cycle FY 2013, as of 31 July 2014.