RAND at a Glance


  • 1,700Staff

    Our people bring a diverse range of professional and educational experiences and cultural backgrounds to their project teams.

  • 47Countries

    With locations in North America and Europe, RAND attracts top talent from almost four dozen nations.

  • 65Languages

    Many of our people are multilingual. Languages spoken include Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Russian, and Spanish.

  • 57%Hold Doctorates

    Well over half our research staff of ~800 hold one or more doctorates—and another 29 percent hold one or more master's degrees—in a vast array of disciplines.

  • RAND subjects


The RAND Corporation is a global organization with offices throughout the world.

The RAND Corporation is a global organization with offices throughout the world.

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  • 350Clients and Grantors

    We performed work for more than 350 clients and grantors, including government agencies, international organizations, foundations, and others.

  • 590New Projects

    Through more than 1,700 projects (including almost 600 new ones), RAND provides research services, systematic analysis, and innovative thinking to a global clientele.

  • 350 Reports

    We added more than 350 publications and more than 625 journal articles to our growing library—13,000 and counting—of reports, podcasts, videos, tools, and commentary, all downloadable on www.RAND.org.

  • 7.5MWeb Downloads
  • 50K+Twitter Followers

Pardee RAND Graduate School

  • 2:1Faculty-Student Ratio

    Faculty are drawn from among RAND's staff of 1,000+ research professionals.

  • 44Years

    Founded in 1970 as one of eight graduate programs created to train future leaders in public policy, the graduate school is the only one based at a public policy research organization.

  • 300+Graduates

    The graduate school has granted more Ph.D.’s in policy analysis than any university in the world. Alumni can be found making a difference for employers in government, academia, private industry, and other nonprofit organizations.


Expense Type % of Total
Research and analysis 76%
Staff development, information technology, and other administration 13%
Facilities 10%
Fundraising expenses 1%



Source Amount
Office of the U.S. Secretary of Defense and other national security agencies $63M
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and related agencies $52.3M
U.S. Air Force $36.5M
U.S. Army $33.1M
Other $21M
State, local, and other government agencies $16M
Foundations $12.7M
Universities $8.7M
Other federal agencies $7.8M
Philanthropic contributions $7.2M
Private sector $4.8M

*FY2013, net of subcontracts and RAND-initiated research.


  • Government Agencies
  • Private Sector
  • Foundations
  • Philanthropic Contributions
  • Endowment Operations
  • People & Ideas Program

    Supports innovative research on issues crucial to the policy debate but that reach beyond the boundaries of traditional client funding.