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Colleges / Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

New Orleans, LA 4-Year Public
Acceptance RateN.A.
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LSU Health Sciences Center Academics

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center requires at least 120 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. LSU Health Sciences Center accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP creditbut not IB credits. Additionally, LSU Health Sciences Center has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

LSU Health Sciences Center offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted X
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: LSU Health Sciences Center may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Will I Take At LSU Health Sciences Center?

LSU Health Sciences Center does not have a core curriculum. Since there are no specific-classes required in order to graduate, students have a lot of flexibiity about what classes they choose to take.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math false
Science false
Computer No

Reminder: Check with LSU Health Sciences Center directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at LSU Health Sciences Center

When choosing a major, LSU Health Sciences Center students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at LSU Health Sciences Center.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

LSU Health Sciences Center does not require a senior project for all students.

Double Majoring at LSU Health Sciences Center

LSU Health Sciences Center offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.


Frequently Asked Questions About Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center


Does LSU Health Sciences Center Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ LSU Health Sciences Center does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does LSU Health Sciences Center Offer Online Classes?

✅ LSU Health Sciences Center has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does LSU Health Sciences Center Give AP Credit?

✅ LSU Health Sciences Center offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does LSU Health Sciences Center Have An Honors Program?

❌ LSU Health Sciences Center does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.

Does LSU Health Sciences Center Require Internships?

❌ LSU Health Sciences Center studets are not required to complete an internship.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While LSU Health Sciences Center does not require internships for students of any major, internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.


Additional Information About Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center


Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Library

The main library on campus is the John P. Ische Library and there are 2 other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at LSU Health Sciences Center

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

LSU Health Sciences Center does not have any dual degree programs available for students.

ROTC

What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does LSU Health Sciences Center have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

LSU Health Sciences Center has an Army ROTC program, an Air Force ROTC program and a Navy ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at LSU Health Sciences Center include:

•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

•a Navy ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

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LSU Health Sciences Center Majors & Subject Areas

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,804

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$9,716

Out-of-State

$15,090

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Unknown
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