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IPEDS ID: 435000
OPE ID: 00806700
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Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport
1501 Kings Hwy, Shreveport, Louisiana 71103
General information:  (318) 675-8769
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  City: Midsize
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  870 (35 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  5 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Institutions--Medical schools and medical centers
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2014Full timePart time
Total faculty44395
Research and public service10
Total graduate assistants-0
Average tuition and fees for academic year2014-2015
Undergraduate student tuition and fees
In-state tuition$8,175
In-state fees$1,319
Out-of-state tuition$17,215
In-state fees$1,319
Graduate student tuition and fees
In-state tuition$12,209
In-state fees$882
Out-of-state tuition$20,976
Out-of-state fees$882
Alternative Tuition Plans
  • No alternative tuition plans are offered by this institution.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2013-2014
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid12353%$125,424$5,453
Pell grants1330%$57,674$4,436
Federal student loans2558%$232,409$9,296
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in 2013-2014, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2014
Total enrollment870
Undergraduate enrollment35
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment8
Graduate enrollment835
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 100%
Part-time: 0%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 26%
Female: 74%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 3%
Black or African American: 23%
Hispanic/Latino: 3%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 60%
Two or more races: 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Non-resident alien: 9%
Undergraduate Student Age
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 55%
25 and over: 45%
Age unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2013.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 96%
Part-time: 4%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 100%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 100%
Undergraduate application fee (2014-2015): $50
  • This institution does not admit full-time first-time degree/certificate-seeking students, therefore admission information was not reported.
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in the cohort year, therefore graduation rate information was not reported.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2013-2014
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMasterDoctor
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biomedical Sciences, General-2-
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology--0
Physiology, General--1
Category total-29
Health Professions and Related Programs
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist-12-
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist12--
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist20--
Occupational Therapy/Therapist-25-
Physical Therapy/Therapist--31
Physician Assistant-38-
Public Health, General-0-
Category total3275140
Grand total3277149
Educational Benefits, 2013-2014
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 5
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 7
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 0
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 0
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $6,206
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $11,623
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges(!)1/1/2009 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)5/23/1968 -  Accredited
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs(!)8/1/2014 -  Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist6/15/1973 -  Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs4/1/1980 -  Accredited
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree12/31/1968 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2013 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201120122013
Illegal weapons possession011
Drug law violations12318
Liquor law violations444
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201120122013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible211
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault000
Motor vehicle theft110
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201220112010
Default rate0.8%0.4%0.0%
Number in default210
Number in repayment226215206
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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