Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,992
0% growth from 2018
2017 Student Loan
3.06%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
939
92.9% Full-Time

About

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport is a higher education institution located in Caddo Parish, LA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport were Clinical Laboratory Technologist (16 degrees awarded) and Cardiovascular Technologist (2 degrees).

In 2019, 258 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport. 65.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (208 degrees), 9.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (21 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport is $8,992, which is $−5,508 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport is $8,992, which is $−5,508 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In 2019, 61% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 64% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,992
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, 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 $−5,508 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

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Average Net Price

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2019 Value

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

61%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
64%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

61% of undergraduate students at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 25.6% with respect to 2018, when 82% 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.
3.06%
2017 Default Rate
6
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport was 3.06%, which represents 6 out of the 196 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport has a total enrollment of 939 students. The full-time enrollment at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport is 872 students and the part-time enrollment is 67. This means that 92.9% 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 77.1% White, 7.14% Asian, 6.71% Black or African American, 3.73% Hispanic or Latino, 0.852% Two or More Races, 0.319% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.106% 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 Female (53.8%), followed by Asian Female (11.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (49.9%), followed by White Male (30.4%) and Black or African American Female (3.55%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

92.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport, both undergraduate and graduate, is 939 students. The full-time enrollment at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport is 872 and the part-time enrollment is 67. This means that 92.9% of students enrolled at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    724
  2. Asian
    67
  3. Black or African American
    63

The enrolled student population at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport is 77.1% White, 7.14% Asian, 6.71% Black or African American, 3.73% Hispanic or Latino, 0.852% Two or More Races, 0.319% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.106% 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 44.8% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 80 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 (208 degrees awarded). There were 9.9 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (21 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport is Clinical Laboratory Technologist (16 degrees awarded), followed by Cardiovascular Technologist (2 degrees) and N/A.

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 (243 degrees awarded) and Biology (15 degrees).

Workforce

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 (1,438,611 people), Physicians (481,212 people), Pharmacists (183,457 people), Medical & health services managers (179,021 people), and Other managers (148,212 people).

The most specialized majors at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport are Health (243 degrees awarded) and Biology (15 degrees).

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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, Actuaries, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport are Health (243 degrees awarded) and Biology (15 degrees).

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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 (1,844,281 people), Offices of physicians (404,938 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (365,016 people), Elementary & secondary schools (326,565 people), and Outpatient care centers (300,883 people).

The most specialized majors at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport are Health (243 degrees awarded) and Biology (15 degrees).

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Degrees

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
  1. 16 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 2 degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport was Clinical Laboratory Technologist with 16 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

89
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
169
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 89 degrees were awarded to men at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport, which is 0.527 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (169).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 58 degrees were awarded to men at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport in Medicine, which is 0.951 times less than the 61 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 61 degrees were awarded to women at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport in Medicine, which is 1.05 times more than the 58 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    208 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    21 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport is white (208 degrees awarded). There were 9.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (21 degrees).

1.16% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    132 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    76 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport is white female (132 degrees awarded). There were 1.74 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (76 degrees).

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Operations

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport has an endowment valued at nearly $188M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $9.59M (5.11%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport had a total salary expenditure of $321M. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport employs 19 Instructors, 11 Assistant professors, and 3 Associate professors. Most academics at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport are Female Instructors (18), Female Assistant professors(10), and Female Associate professors (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport are: Management, with 78 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 46 employees, and Service with 41 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$188M
2019 Endowment
4.89%
growth from 2018

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport has an endowment valued at about $188M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport grew 4.89% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $178M 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. $15.6M - Federal
  2. $3.5M - State
  3. $739k - Local

As of 2019, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport received $15.6M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3.5M from state grants and contracts, and $739k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$194M
2019 Salaries
3.27%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport paid a median of $194M in salaries, which represents 60.5% of their overall expenditure ($321M) and a 3.27% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.16% decline from 2017 and a 2.39% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.89M (42.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.45M
Instructional Salaries
33
Number of Employees

In 2019, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport paid a total of $2.45M to 33 employees working as instructors, which represents 1.26% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $857k (29.6%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
19 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
78 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport were Instructor with 19 employees; Assistant professor with 11 employees; and Assistant professor with 3 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport were Management with 78 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 46 employees; and Service with 41 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport was Female Instructor with 18 employees, Female Assistant professor with 10 employees, and Female Associate professor with 3 employees.

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

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