Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport

Overview of Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport

LSU Shreveport is in Shreveport, LA. Shreveport is a medium-sized city. The school is a public institution. LSU Shreveport issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

Fields of study in vogue at the school include medicine, therapy and counseling.

LSU Shreveport Selectivity

Not all applicants to LSU Shreveport are accepted.


The most successful professors at the school are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time.

Student Body

Approximately 800 students study at LSU Shreveport (in 2007-2008).

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting LSU Shreveport

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport
1501 Kings Hwy
Shreveport , LA 71103
General Phone: (318) 675-5408

LSU Shreveport Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medicine97medicine, public health
Medical Support and Technology69health service and sciences, audiology and speech pathology, cardiovascular tech, physician assistant, clinical lab tech
Therapy and Counseling31physical therapy
Science20biochemistry, anatomy, bacteriology, physiology, pharmacology
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy15occupational therapy

Number of programs and degrees for LSU Shreveport in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree6410
Doctor's degree136
Bachelor's degree583
First-professional degree971

LSU Shreveport Student Body

In 2007-2008, LSU Shreveport had a total enrollment of 800 students (391 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 18%
Graduate 34%
First Professional 48%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 82%
Black 8%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 5%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 0%
22-24 41%
25-29 45%
30-34 9%
35-39 3%
40-49 2%
50-64 0%

LSU Shreveport Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Shreveport, Louisiana for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Louisiana Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

LSU Shreveport Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

Years of College Work Before Admittancerecommended

LSU Shreveport Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
LSU Shreveport participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 806700)

LSU Shreveport Faculty

LSU Shreveport has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track4419
Non-tenured and not on tenure track129119

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year0*1*
Associate professorcalendar year1*2*
Assistant professorcalendar year8$69,5498$63,441
Instructorcalendar year3$43,2307$45,878
All faculty totalcalendar year12$62,44618$60,238

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

LSU Shreveport Degree Programs (2007)

Medical Support And Technology
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Physician Assistant

Medicine (MD)
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapy/Therapist

Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Physiology, General

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapy/Therapist

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LSU Shreveport Highlights

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What Sets LSU Shreveport Apart:

% of degrees in medicine
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% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
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Number of students
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