Science & Engineering Indicators Resources

As part of its role as an independent advisory body, the Board, by law, “. . . shall render to the President and the Congress no later than January 15 of each even numbered year, a report on indicators of the state of science and engineering in the United States.” Science and Engineering Indicators (Indicators) comprises high-quality quantitative data on the U.S. and international science and engineering enterprise. Indicators is factual and policy neutral. It does not offer policy options or recommendations.


State One Pagers

Indicators State One Pagers highlight key data from the State Data of the NSB’s 2020 Indicators report.These one-pagers draw on the State Data of the NSB’s 2020 Science and Engineering Indicators report. They highlight the cost of public higher education, the size of the STEM workforce, R&D investment, and venture capital funding. Please click on state name below for a downloadable PDF of the state one pager.


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Press Releases