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Research and Innovation

USM is one of 130 universities included in the “R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity” category by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The category includes universities engaged in the highest level of research activity.

Researchers Test Advanced Helmet Cushioning Technology

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$135 million

Economic impact from research activities in 2014-2015

$17 million

National Science Foundation research funding currently held by faculty


The leader in marine education and research along the Gulf of Mexico

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