LSU supported $6.1 billion in Louisiana economic output, over $2.4 billion in statewide earnings and an estimated 45,700 direct and indirect annualized jobs in fiscal year 2021-2022 across all its campuses.
This equals $690 of output per Louisianan and $13.85 for every dollar of Louisiana state funding provided to LSU, the university reported today.
LSU’s main campus in Baton Rouge had an estimated economic output of more than $2.7 billion, $970 million in earnings and 24,450 jobs. The Pennington Biomedical Research Center supported an estimated economic output of $137 million, $54 million in earnings and 865 jobs; and the AgCenter in Baton Rouge had an estimated output of $282 million, $119 million in earnings and 2,356 jobs. See the report.
This story originally appeared in a March 13 issue of Daily Report. To keep up with Baton Rouge business and politics, subscribe to the free Daily Report e-newsletter here.