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OSP Metrics & Data



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For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2023, the University of Utah received $767.8 million in new awards for sponsored activities. This represents an increase of 11% over last year and shatters previous record for sponsored projects. 


The largest sponsor of research at the University is the federal government, which accounted for $489.1 million of awards received in the last fiscal year. This represents an increase of over $28 million from FY2022. 

fy23 fed funding increase

Overall Sponsored Projects Awards


fy23 award totals


Proposals and Awards

fy23 proposals awards

We submitted 3,175 proposal and received 3,148 awards in FY2023.

In 2023, as in most years, each Sponsored Project Officer reviewed approximately 230 applications and negotiated 250 new awards in addition to administering an existing workload, on average, of more than 200 projects.

Award Funding by Federal Agency

fy23 fed agency funding

In FY2023, we received $291.2 million in prime funding from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The Department of Energy (DOE) provided $69 million in prime funding and was the second largest federal sponsor in 2022. The National Science Foundation (NSF) provided $55.1 million in prime funding.

fy23 top sponsors

fy23 top sponsors


For more sponsored project data and comparisons by administering department or college, please review the monthly trustee reports compiled and published by OSP.
Last Updated: 10/25/23