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Finding Statistics at Academic Institutions
Academic research projects funded by public and private foundations create a wealth of data. For example, the Michigan State of the State Survey and many other research projects publish statistics based on their data collection projects.
Academic Institutional Research
Here are some universities that focus on research. There are many other academic institutions that have research, as well. Just google the institution and "research" to find some of their recent reports.
Colorado State University
The Institutional Research, Planning and Effectiveness office provides data analysis and research to Colorado State University administration for planning and quality improvement.
University of Colorado Boulder
CU-Boulder's 11 research institutes account for more than half of all sponsored research dollars at the university—and they employ some of the most productive researchers in the country. With more than 900 researchers, students and supporting staff, the institutes make a major contribution to the university's research and education missions as well as the local and area economy.
Michigan State University
Among the world’s top research universities, MSU is committed to providing opportunities for undergraduate research and creative activities and is home to top-ranked graduate programs and world-leading research centers that attract an international community of scientists and graduate students.
San Francisco State University
The Office of Academic Institutional Research (AIR) reports on a variety of data to support the University in its efforts of accountability, internal reporting, decision making, improvement and planning.
University of Wisconsin Research Centers & Programs
Check out their various research centers and programs to find statistics on a variety of topics.