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Facts and Figures

The Office of Educational Research has helped College of Education faculty build an impressive track record for winning large, competitive grants.

In the 2012–2013 fiscal year

  • COE faculty members in all schools and centers have submitted a total of 66 proposals, requesting $66.8 million. Proposals were submitted to over 27 different agencies or organizations including:
    • 18 to the National Science Foundation
    • 9 to the US Department of Education, 5 of which were to the Institute of Educational Science
    • 10 to the Florida Department of Education
    • 2 to the Spencer Foundation
  • Research funding per faculty member totaled over $426,000, representing a 39% increase from the previous fiscal year.
  • COE principal investigators and co-principal investigators received funding for 22 proposals totaling over $30 million in new awards.
  • Of the newly funded awards, 89% were funded by federal agencies or organizations.
  • The COE experienced a 17% increase in the total dollar amount of newly funded awards as compared to the previous fiscal year.
  • COE schools and centers have 67 currently funded projects totaling over $77.7 million.
  • Of the currently funded projects, 73% were funded by federal agencies or organizations.
  • The COE experienced a 39% increase in the total dollar amount of currently funded projects as compared to the previous fiscal year.

View the complete 2012-2013 Annual Report.