The National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES) is the nation's leading provider of statistical data on the U.S. science and engineering enterprise. As a principal federal statistical agency, NCSES serves as a clearinghouse for the collection, interpretation, analysis, and dissemination of objective science and engineering data.NCSES Values Your Input
Research space for science and engineering in medical schools reached 49.7 million net assignable square feet in 2019, or 22% of all research space at academic institutions
United States and European Union tie as the second-largest producer in the railroad and other transport industry in 2018 (15% global share for each country)
Nearly half of Americans (49%) agreed in 2018 that "science makes our way of life change too fast"
Biological and biomedical sciences accounted for the largest share of all research space at academic institutions in 2019 (26%), followed by health sciences (18%)
NSF continues as the leading federal agency in supporting science and engineering activities within tribal colleges and universities, obligating $13.8 million in 2019
Last Updated: May 12, 2021