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Indicia of Innovation — Louisiana

R&D Expenditures in the State

A detailed look at the colleges, universities and research organizations, their expenditures, the sources of funding, and the domains where they are spending money in the State.

Institutions

A look at the institutions and businesses forming the State's scientific presence.

Expenditures at Louisiana Higher Education R&D Institutions

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, Higher Education Research and Development Survey, FY 2012.
The breakdown of R&D expenditures in the state and the source of the funding.
US Rank Institution All R&D Expenditures Federal Government State & Local government Institution Funds Business Nonprofit Organizations All Other Sources
  All US Institutions $65,774,524 $40,130,460 $3,704,365 $13,673,539 $3,281,809 $4,033,233 $951,118
76 Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge 285,395 92,551 74,045 95,007 17,556 5,585 651
114 Tulane University 164,373 101,360 4,375 32,946 4,308 7,193 14,191
179 University Louisiana, Lafayette 65,275 13,848 9,824 28,435 11,835 1,333 0
196 Louisiana State University, Health Sciences Ctr., New Orleans 53,712 40,637 1,371 6,392 1,578 1,651 2,083
240 Louisiana State University, Medical Ctr., Shreveport 29,365 13,504 96 9,146 2,299 4,320 0
243 University New Orleans 28,450 14,521 3,269 7,724 1,897 780 259
247 Louisiana Tech University 26,546 9,835 2,716 13,593 320 81 1
319 Xavier University Louisiana 10,606 7,177 574 1,132 0 1,723 0
352 Southern University Agriculture Research and Extension Ctr. 8,122 5,926 2,164 32 0 0 0
358 Dillard University 7,448 7,325 115 0 8 0 0
370 Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge 6,773 6,194 237 337 5 0 0
495 University Louisiana, Monroe 2,469 1,752 121 222 126 226 22
521 Southeastern Louisiana University 2,121 985 591 389 20 136 0
605 Louisiana State University, Shreveport 1,168 620 40 280 226 2 0
610 Northwestern State University Louisiana 1,102 609 234 210 0 0 49
474 Nicholls State University 2,794 1,284 287 791 63 51 318
513 Grambling State University 2,179 1,428 651 100 0 0 0
596 McNeese State University 1,330 228 87 969 13 33 0
  Totals —  Louisiana 699,228 319,784 100,797 197,705 40,254 23,114 17,574

Funded by State & Local Government

The Details on the institutions receiving the State and Local Government R&D funding.

Higher education R&D expenditures funded by state and local governments, ranked by all R&D expenditures, by R&D field: FY 2012. Reported in 000s, (Dollars in thousands). Data from survey cycle FY 2012, as of 30 October 2013.


Rank Institution All R&D
expenditures
Environmental
Sciences
Life
Sciences
Math &
Computer
Sciences
Physical
Sciences
Psychology Social
Sciences
Sciences,
nec
Engineering All non-S&E
fields
All US Institutions 3,704,365 167,243 2,133,890 73,818 84,821 33,600 164,970 99,140 682,971 263,912
7 Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge 74,045 3,429 52,698 1,151 2,103 184 3,036 1,096 9,624 724
78 University Louisiana, Lafayette 9,824 238 481 4,504 105 34 20 191 706 3,545
129 Tulane University 4,375 0 3,542 36 453 30 0 0 173 141
153 University New Orleans 3,269 245 230 2 1,302 6 464 0 407 613
169 Louisiana Tech University 2,716 0 148 1,154 288 0 0 0 703 423
187 Southern University Agriculture Research and Extension Ctr. 2,164 274 1,890 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
221 Louisiana State University, Health Sciences Ctr., New Orleans 1,371 0 1,371 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
296 Grambling State University 651 0 0 0 225 0 0 0 0 426
309 Southeastern Louisiana University 591 0 174 60 242 12 0 0 0 103
312 Xavier University Louisiana 574 0 352 14 123 0 0 0 85 0
365 Nicholls State University 287 17 255 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
381 Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge 237 0 80 0 53 0 0 0 104 0
385 Northwestern State University Louisiana 234 0 129 0 0 0 89 0 0 16
421 University Louisiana, Monroe 121 14 77 0 0 0 20 0 10 0
424 Dillard University 115 0 0 67 30 0 18 0 0 0
436 Louisiana State University, Medical Ctr., Shreveport 96 0 96 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
442 McNeese State University 87 0 0 0 0 34 0 0 53 0
486 Louisiana State University, Shreveport 40 0 0 0 40 0 0 0 0 0
  Total 100,797 4,217 61,523 6,988 4,964 300 3,647 1,287 11,865 6,006

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