Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,020
2019 Default Rate
0.74%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
2,740
93.3% Full-Time

About

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans is a higher education institution located in Orleans Parish, LA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans were Registered Nursing (249 degrees awarded), Dental Hygiene (37 degrees), and Clinical Laboratory Technologist (21 degrees).

In 2022, 888 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans. 70.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 29.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (614 degrees), 8.77 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (70 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans is $7,020, which is $−7,921 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans is $7,020, which is $−7,922 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

In 2022, 48% of undergraduate students attending Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 30% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$7,020
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans was $7,020. The cost of tuition at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans is $−7,922 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

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Financial Aid by Income Level

48%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
30%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

48% of undergraduate students at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 7.69% with respect to 2021, when 52% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.74%
2019 Default Rate
5
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans was 0.74%, which represents 5 out of the 676 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans had a total enrollment of 2,740 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans is 2,557 students and the part-time enrollment is 183. This means that 93.3% of students enrolled at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans, both undergraduate and graduate, is 66.7% White, 11.8% Black or African American, 10% Asian, 5.73% Hispanic or Latino, 2.3% Two or More Races, 0.365% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.073% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (54.2%), followed by Black or African American Female (15.5%) and White Male (8.94%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (43.5%), followed by White Male (25.8%) and Asian Female (6.99%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

93.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,740 students. The full-time enrollment at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans is 2,557 and the part-time enrollment is 183. This means that 93.3% of students enrolled at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,827 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    322 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    275 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans is 66.7% White, 11.8% Black or African American, 10% Asian, 5.73% Hispanic or Latino, 2.3% Two or More Races, 0.365% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.073% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 48 students (1.75%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 368 more women than men received degrees from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans is white (614 degrees awarded). There were 8.77 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (70 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans is Registered Nursing (249 degrees awarded), followed by Dental Hygiene (37 degrees) and Clinical Laboratory Technologist (21 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (870 degrees awarded) and Biology (18 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans are Registered nurses (1,462,841 people), Physicians (492,036 people), Pharmacists (191,319 people), Medical & health services managers (190,544 people), and Other managers (159,072 people).

The most specialized majors at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans in 2022 are Health (870 degrees awarded) and Biology (18 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans are Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Podiatrists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans are Health (870 degrees awarded) and Biology (18 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,910,129 people), Offices of physicians (386,323 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (375,002 people), Elementary & secondary schools (354,861 people), and Outpatient care centers (319,886 people).

The most specialized majors at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans are Health (870 degrees awarded) and Biology (18 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 184 degrees awarded
  2. 76 degrees awarded
  3. 71 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common professional doctorate concentration at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans was Medicine with 184 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

260
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
628
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 260 degrees were awarded to men at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans, which is 0.414 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (628).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 101 degrees were awarded to men at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans in Medicine, which is 1.22 times more than the 83 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 216 degrees were awarded to men at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans in Registered Nursing, which is 6 times more than the 36 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    614 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    70 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    68 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans is white (614 degrees awarded). There were 8.77 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (70 degrees).

5.41% of degree recipients (48 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    447 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    167 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    56 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans is white female (447 degrees awarded). There were 2.68 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (167 degrees).

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Operations

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans has an endowment valued at nearly $39M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−7.76%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans had a total salary expenditure of 834M. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans employs 61 Assistant professors, 55 Instructors and 47 Associate professors. Most academics at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans are Female Instructor (46), Female Assistant professor (32), and Male Assistant professor (29).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans are: Service, with 158 employees, Management, with 153 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 149 employees.

Endowment

$39M
2022 Endowment
17.3%
decline from 2021

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans has an endowment valued at about $39M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans declined 17.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $27.3M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $40.7M - Federal
  2. $16.7M - State
  3. $1.21M - Local

As of 2022, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans received $40.7M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $16.7M from state grants and contracts, and $1.21M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$349M
2022 Salaries
1.84%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans paid a median of $349M in salaries, which represents 41.9% of their overall expenditure ($834M) and a 1.84% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$19.9M
Instructional Salaries
181
Number of Employees

In 2022, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans paid a total of $19.9M to 181 employees working as instructors, which represents 5.69% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
61 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
158 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans were Assistant professor with 61 employees, Instructor with 55 employees, and Associate professor with 47 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans were Service with 158 employees, Management with 153 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 149 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans was Female Instructor with 46 employees, Female Assistant professor with 32 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 29 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans.

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