UofL was listed as:

  • the top cash fund raiser in Kentucky ($70,644,991);
  • #4 in the United States in gains for federal funds for research and development in science, engineering, (adjusted for inflation) between 1999 and 2009;
  • one of 28 colleges in the country that saw its federal science funds double between 1999 and 2009;
  • being among the Top 100 for overall endowment.