Explore Data Explore and analyze NCSES data through our collection of data tools, profiles, and resources. Our Data Tools Intuitive tools to analyze NCSES data on R&D and the education and employment of the STEM workforce. View our Glossary to better understand the differences between our data tools Data Explorer Quickly discover and learn about available surveys and measures with the Data Explorer. Tool purpose Access NCSES metadata Region N/A Explore Chart Builder Easily generate line and bar graphs using the Chart Builder. Tool purpose Visualize NCSES data Region National and State Explore Table Builder Create custom tables using public data from NCSES surveys and two surveys from the Department of Education. Tool purpose Tabulate NCSES data Region National and State Explore SESTAT Generate custom tables using public data from the SESTAT family of data collections. Tool purpose Tabulate SESTAT surveys Region National and Regional Explore NCSES Data Profiles Academic Institution Profiles Compare institution profiles to view selected data on doctorates, graduate students, funding, and expenditures. Profiles and corresponding data are based on data collections from four NCSES surveys. Search by institution or view all institutions Search View institutions ranked by: Select a ranking... Number of earned doctorates Number of Full-time graduate students Total R&D expenditures Research space All variables, most recent year Go Science and Engineering State Profiles Learn about state-level data on science and engineering personnel and finances, R&D performance, and federal R&D obligations. All data are available for download. View institutions by state or view all states Select a state... Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Puerto Rico Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Go State Indicators Compare 60 key indicators to understand how your state ranks against other states and the nation. State trends include science and engineering education, workforce, R&D, patents and publications, and knowledge-intensive industries. Start exploring S&E State Indicators Select a state… Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Puerto Rico Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Go Recent Data TablesView all recent data tables Data Federal Science and Engineering Support to Universities, Colleges, and Nonprofit Institutions: Fiscal Year 2021 January 29, 2024 Data Federal R&D Funding, by Budget Function: Fiscal Years 2022–24 January 25, 2024 Data National Patterns of R&D Resources: 2021–22 Data Update January 22, 2024 Data Federal Funds for Research and Development: Fiscal Years 2021–22 December 21, 2023 Access Our Data for Analysis Public Use Data Files Public use data files are microdata files and documentation available for public use. Survey of Earned Doctorates Restricted Data Analysis System (RDAS) The RDAS allows users to access a comprehensive set of SED variables on a secure platform to create data tables. Access Restricted Use Data Apply to gain access to NCSES's restricted use microdata. Data Inventory View our available data inventory. Data Resources Schedule of Release Dates See the release schedule for NCSES data and products. NCSES Knowledge Base Explore our self-service library to learn more about NCSES data and tools. Corrections NCSES policy requires the correction of substantive errors in its content. Corrections posted since August 2010 are available here. IRIS (Archived Data Resource) Access historical detailed statistical tables on industrial R&D from the Survey of Industrial Research and Development (IRIS).