Institution Designations/Classifications 

To support applicants in assessing eligibility for Funding Opportunity Announcements, the Office of Science has compiled a list of institutions with the following specified: Minority-Serving Institution designation, Carnegie classification, and Emerging Research Institution classification. Since these designations/classifications can change, files are dated to indicate the time period covered.

Link Eligibility Dates Covered Significant Changes from Prior Posting
Excel December 15, 2022 to Present Updated total federal R&D expenditures using the National Science Foundation's FY 2021 Higher Education Research and Development Survey data.


November 22, 2022 to December 14, 2022

First posting. Updated 1/9/23 to include institutions offering post-master's certificates as the highest degree offered as an eligible Emerging Research Institution.