Colorado State University achieved another record-breaking year in sponsored research expenditures in fiscal year 2021-22, topping the previous year’s record by nearly $10 million invested in areas such as climate solutions, public health, and agriculture.

In the past fiscal year, CSU’s sponsored projects expenditures totaled $456.9 million, up from $447.2 million in fiscal year 2020-21.

Of this past year’s expenditures, 73% was funded from U.S. government agencies. The rest comes from state and local government, nonprofit groups, industry, and other universities.

Overall, the Warner College of Natural Resources spends the most of any college in sponsored research; the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands accounted for $101.5 million of the college’s $145.9 million total. Second is the Walter Scott Jr., College of Engineering, at $87.2 million, followed by the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences with $75 million.

SOURCE: CSU Office of the Vice President for Research