Mason Ranks Third in Federal Political Science R&D Expenditures

Posted: January 16, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The 2000 National Science Foundation survey of research and development (R&D) expenditures ranked George Mason University third in terms of federally financed R&D expenditures in political science. Only Harvard University and Vanderbilt University were ranked ahead of George Mason in this category.

George Mason is ranked tenth in political science research and development expenditures from all sources. In George Mason’s case, political science includes all research activities in the School of Public Policy and the Department of Public and International Affairs.

Following are the top 10 rankings for 2000 Expenditures from Federal Sources:

  • Harvard University

  • Vanderbilt University
  • George Mason University
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Princeton University
  • University of Michigan
  • Duke University
  • Northwestern University
  • Indiana University
  • University of Missouri at Columbia

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