Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,992
2019 Default Rate
0.554%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
1,015
91.4% Full-Time

About

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport is a higher education institution located in Caddo Parish, LA. In 2022, the most popular Professional Doctorate concentrations at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport were Medicine (137 degrees awarded) and Physical Therapy (36 degrees).

In 2022, 269 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport. 68.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (213 degrees), 12.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (17 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport is $8,992, which is $−5,949 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-Shreveport is $8,992, which is $−5,950 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

In 2022, 56% of undergraduate students attending Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 56% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$8,992
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport was $8,992. The cost of tuition at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport is $−5,950 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

56%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
56%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

56% of undergraduate students at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 5.08% with respect to 2021, when 59% 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.
0.554%
2019 Default Rate
5
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport was 0.554%, which represents 5 out of the 903 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport had a total enrollment of 1,015 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport is 928 students and the part-time enrollment is 87. This means that 91.4% of students enrolled at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport, both undergraduate and graduate, is 72.2% White, 8.77% Black or African American, 7.19% Asian, 3.94% Hispanic or Latino, 1.08% Two or More Races, 0.197% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0985% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (40.9%), followed by White Female (27.3%) and Black or African American Female (18.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (46.4%), followed by White Male (28.6%) and Black or African American Female (5.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

91.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,015 students. The full-time enrollment at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport is 928 and the part-time enrollment is 87. This means that 91.4% of students enrolled at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport 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
    733 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    89 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    73 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport is 72.2% White, 8.77% Black or African American, 7.19% Asian, 3.94% Hispanic or Latino, 1.08% Two or More Races, 0.197% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0985% 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, 17 students (1.67%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 99 more women than men received degrees from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport is white (213 degrees awarded). There were 12.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (17 degrees).

The most common Professional Doctorate concentration at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport is Medicine (137 degrees awarded), followed by Physical Therapy (36 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (256 degrees awarded) and Biology (13 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-Shreveport 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-Shreveport in 2022 are Health (256 degrees awarded) and Biology (13 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-Shreveport are Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Podiatrists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport are Health (256 degrees awarded) and Biology (13 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-Shreveport 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-Shreveport are Health (256 degrees awarded) and Biology (13 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-Shreveport.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 137 degrees awarded
  2. 36 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common professional doctorate concentration at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport was Medicine with 137 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

85
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
184
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 85 degrees were awarded to men at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport, which is 0.462 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (184).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 65 degrees were awarded to men at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport in Medicine, which is 0.903 times less than the 72 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 72 degrees were awarded to men at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport in Medicine, which is 1.11 times more than the 65 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    213 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    17 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport is white (213 degrees awarded). There were 12.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (17 degrees).

2.23% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    142 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    71 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport is white female (142 degrees awarded). There were 2 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (71 degrees).

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Operations

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport has an endowment valued at nearly $202M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−8.97%) 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-Shreveport had a total salary expenditure of 414M. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport employs 21 Assistant professors, 16 Instructors and 1 Professors. Most academics at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport are Female Assistant professor (19), Female Instructor (15), and Male Assistant professor (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport are: Management, with 110 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 39 employees, and Service with 38 employees.

Endowment

$202M
2022 Endowment
14.5%
decline from 2021

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport has an endowment valued at about $202M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport declined 14.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $190M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $19.2M - Federal
  2. $5.9M - State
  3. $320k - Local

As of 2022, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport received $19.2M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.9M from state grants and contracts, and $320k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$272M
2022 Salaries
16%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport paid a median of $272M in salaries, which represents 65.7% of their overall expenditure ($414M) and a 16% 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

$3.37M
Instructional Salaries
38
Number of Employees

In 2022, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport paid a total of $3.37M to 38 employees working as instructors, which represents 1.24% 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
21 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
110 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport were Assistant professor with 21 employees, Instructor with 16 employees, and Professor with 1 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport were Management with 110 employees, Business and Financial Operations with 39 employees, and Service with 38 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport was Female Assistant professor with 19 employees, Female Instructor with 15 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 2 employees.

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

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