University of Texas – Austin
The AWA explicitly excludes rats, mice, reptiles, amphibians, fish, birds, and invertebrates, so these animals don’t have to be included in the school’s annual report that it submits to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). This ranking uses the 2018 USDA Annual Report, as well as those of previous years, to show trends and shed light on what happens behind closed doors at universities across the country.
$78,845,388 NIH Funding
Total AWA-Covered Animals Used
* Numbers do not include mice of the genus Mus, rats of the genus Rattus, birds bred for experimentation, amphibians, reptiles, fish, or animals used in agricultural experiments.