Washington University spent $696 million on R&D in fiscal 2010

Washington University in St. Louis spent $696 million on research and development in all fields in fiscal year 2010, putting the university at No. 19 in research and development spending on a list of U.S. institutions compiled by the National Science Foundation, the St. Louis Business Journal reports.

The 2010 data is the most recent available.

Of the $696 million, $469 million came from the federal government, $19 million from local government, $37 million from business, $46 million from nonprofit organizations, $90 million from institution funds and $35 million from all other sources.

[St. Louis Business Journal]