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Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans is college with 915 students located in New Orleans, LA.

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Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans welcomes more than one million visitors every year, and most of those visitors arrive via the interstate system or the Airports. The directions below offer the easiest routes to the New Orleans campus from the airports and surrounding states via interstates. The Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans has teaching, research and health care functions state-wide, through its six professional schools and twelve Centers of Excellence, as well as the more than one hundred hospitals and other health science related institutions throughout the State, Region, Nation, and the World, with which they maintain affiliations. Schools

1931, The LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine 1965, The LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Graduate Studies 1966, The LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Dentistry 1968, The LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Nursing 1970, The LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Allied Health Professions 2003, The LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Public Health LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097: Telephone number 404-679-4501) to award Postsecondary awards, certificates, or diplomas of less than one academic year (less than 900 contact or clock hours) Postsecondary award, certificate, or diploma of at least one but less than two academic years (at least 900 but less than 1800 contact or clock hours) Associate Degrees; Postsecondary awards, certificates or diplomas of at least two but less than four academic years (at least 1800 but less than 3800 contact or clock hours) Bachelors Degrees; Post-baccalaureate Certificates; Masters Degrees; Post-Masters Certificates; Doctoral Degrees; First-Professional Degrees; First-Professional Certificates (Post-Degree).

All academic certificate or degree program offerings of the five professional schools of the LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans are either fully accredited or are eligible for accreditation according to criteria of and review by the appropriate national or other accrediting agency concerned.

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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 915
Gender 12% Male / 88% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 66% Full Time / 34% Part Time
Geography 99% In State / 1% Out of State / 0% International
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 75%
Multi-racial 0%
International 0%
Hispanic/Latino 4%
Ethnicity Unknown 1%
Black or African American 12%
Asian 8%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Housing

Campus housing is available for undergraduates. No cars. No pets.

20% of students live on-campus.

  • Apartments for Married Students
  • Apartments for Single Students
  • Coed Dorms
  • Housing Offered

Activities

  • Government or Political Activity

Student Services

  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries, dorms, student center dorms wired for access to campus-wide network dorms wired for high speed internet connections computer repair service available on campus wireless network available
  • Counseling Services: health services personal counseling alcohol/substance abuse counseling career counseling financial aid counseling
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: services and/or facilities for hearing impaired partial services for students with learning disabilities services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders services and/or facilities for visually impaired wheelchair accessibility
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): honors program independent study internships double major
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (74%), Dental Hygiene/Hygienist (11%), Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist (7%), Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist (3%), Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician (1%), Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician (1%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A program that prepares individuals to perform invasive, noninvasive, and peripheral examinations of the cardiovascular system at the request of physicians to aid in diagnoses and therapeutic treatments. Includes instruction in reviewing and recording patient histories and clinical data, patient care, investigative and examination procedures, diagnostic procedures, data analysis and documentation, physician consultation, equipment operation and monitoring, and professional standards and ethics.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
Conduct tests on pulmonary or cardiovascular systems of patients for diagnostic purposes. May conduct or assist in electrocardiograms, cardiac catheterizations, pulmonary functions, lung capacity, and similar tests. Includes vascular technologists.

A program that prepares individuals to conduct and supervise complex medical tests, clinical trials, and research experiments; manage clinical laboratories; and consult with physicians and clinical researchers on diagnoses, disease causation and spread, and research outcomes. Includes instruction in the theory and practice of hematology, clinical chemistry, microbiology, immunology, immunohematology, physiological relationships to test results, laboratory procedures and quality assurance controls, test and research design and implementation, analytic techniques, laboratory management, data development and reporting, medical informatics, and professional standards and regulations.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
Perform complex medical laboratory tests for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. May train or supervise staff.

A program that prepares individuals to clean teeth and apply preventive materials, provide oral health education and treatment counseling to patients, identify oral pathologies and injuries, and manage dental hygiene practices. Includes instruction in dental anatomy, microbiology, and pathology; dental hygiene theory and techniques; cleaning equipment operation and maintenance; dental materials; radiology; patient education and counseling; office management; supervised clinical training; and professional standards.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Dental Hygienists
Clean teeth and examine oral areas, head, and neck for signs of oral disease. May educate patients on oral hygiene, take and develop x rays, or apply fluoride or sealants.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of dentists, to design and construct dental prostheses such as caps, crowns, bridges, dentures, splints, and orthodontic appliances. Includes instruction in dental anatomy, dental materials, ceramics technology, impressions, complete dentures, partial dentures, orthodontics, crowns and bridges, sculpture, bonding and assembly techniques, and equipment operation.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Dental Laboratory Technicians
Construct and repair full or partial dentures or dental appliances.

A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

Job Opportunities:

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary
Demonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Registered Nurses
Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.

Associates

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of dentists, to design and construct dental prostheses such as caps, crowns, bridges, dentures, splints, and orthodontic appliances. Includes instruction in dental anatomy, dental materials, ceramics technology, impressions, complete dentures, partial dentures, orthodontics, crowns and bridges, sculpture, bonding and assembly techniques, and equipment operation.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Dental Laboratory Technicians
Construct and repair full or partial dentures or dental appliances.

Administration & Faculty

Chancellor Larry H. Hollier, M.D.
Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Full-time Faculty 697
Student : Faculty Ratio 5 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 57 : 42
Percentage of Faculty Members
Tenured Faculty 18
Tenure Track Faculty 5
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 76
International Faculty 1

Finance

Finance

Sticker Price

In-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $4,216 Same as On-Campus
Fees $820 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $5,036 $5,036

Out-of-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $8,040 Same as On-Campus
Fees $820 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $8,860 $8,860

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.lsuhsc.edu/no/students/financialaid/.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

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Rankings

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

#401-500 Academic Ranking of World Universities

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