Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center At New Orleans

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center At New Orleans

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans, also known as LSU Health Center or LSUHSC, was founded in 1931, and is situated in New Orleans, Louisiana. It was initially located in Tulane Avenue. LSUHSC awards master's and associate's degrees. Several certificate courses are also available. Courses are offered in diverse areas of study which include cardiopulmonary sciences, cell biology and anatomy, medical informatics and telemedicine, and metal health and community health nursing, among others. The institution is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • School of Allied Health Professions
  • School of Dentistry
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Public Health

LSUHSC provides scholarships to the students according to their needs and eligibilities. A number of events are organized in the campus all round the year.

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Contacting LSU Health Sciences Center

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans
433 Bolivar St
New Orleans , LA 70112-2223
General Phone: (504) 568-4808

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LSU Health Sciences Center Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medicine246neuroscience, dentistry, dental clinical sciences, endodontology, orthodontology, pediatric dentristry, prosthodontics, medicine, public health ...
Nursing and Emergency Medicine233registered nursing, nursing administration, adult health nursing, nurse anesthetist, nurse practitioner, neonatal nursing, nursing science, mental health nursing, community nurse ...
Medical Support and Technology102health service and sciences, audiology, audiology and speech pathology, dental hygienist, dental lab tech, cardiovascular tech, clinical lab tech
Therapy and Counseling39physical therapy
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy39occupational therapy, vocational counseling
Science13biochemistry, anatomy, bacteriology, human genetics, physiology, pathology, pharmacology, biostatistics

Number of programs and degrees for LSU Health Sciences Center in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree17123
Doctor's degree2812
First-professional degree2132
First-professional certificate114
Bachelor's degree2446
Associate's degree51

LSU Health Sciences Center Student Body

In 2007-2008, LSU Health Sciences Center had a total enrollment of 2,234 students (1,341 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 32%
Graduate 32%
First Professional 36%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 77%
Black 8%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 8%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 0%
20-21 6%
22-24 37%
25-29 37%
30-34 10%
35-39 5%
40-49 3%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

LSU Health Sciences Center Room and Board (2007)

LSU Health Sciences Center offers campus housing for 466 of its 1,341 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of New Orleans, 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 Health Sciences Center Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

Years of College Work Before Admittancerequired

LSU Health Sciences Center Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
Room charge $ 2,652

Financial Aid:
LSU Health Sciences Center participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 201400)

LSU Health Sciences Center Faculty

LSU Health Sciences Center has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year19$126,25813$112,064
Associate professorcalendar year19$99,22013$98,344
Assistant professorcalendar year39$81,90252$78,867
Instructorcalendar year11$63,52438$74,168
All faculty totalcalendar year88$92,921116$83,231

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

LSU Health Sciences Center Degree Programs (2007)

Medical Support And Technology
Audiology/Audiologist and Hearing Sciences
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General

Dental Clinical Sciences, General (MS, PhD)
Dentistry (DDS, DMD)
Endodontics/Endodontology (Cert, MS, PhD)
Medicine (MD)
Orthodontics/Orthodontology (Cert, MS, PhD)
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics (Cert, MS, PhD)
Prosthodontics/Prosthodontology (Cert, MS, PhD)
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
Family Practice Nurse/Nurse Practitioner
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing
Nurse Anesthetist
Nursing Administration (MSN, MS, PhD)
Nursing Science (MS, PhD)
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor

Human/Medical Genetics
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Pathology/Experimental Pathology
Physiology, General

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapy/Therapist

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