105
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center / Department of Physical Therapy is located in New Orleans, LA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

Degrees Awarded

Doctoral Degrees 39

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum combined score: 296)
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

284
Applied
35
Accepted
35
Enrolled
12%

Applying

140
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline October 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum combined score: 296)
Doctoral Degree Requirements 60 hours of experience in physical therapy, minimum GPA of 3.0 in math and science, bachelor's degree

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$54,924
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15

Student Body

105
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 0.95%
White or Caucasian 89%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 6.67%

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time (6)
Part-time (1)
Male (1)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Wound healing, spinal cord injury, pain management, geriatrics, muscle physiology, muscle damage, motor control, balance
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
101,546

Location & Contact

Address 433 Bolivar Street
New Orleans, LA  70112-2223
United States
Contact Dr. Jane M. Eason
Head
Email: jeason@lsuhsc.edu
Phone: 504-568-4288
Fax: 504-568-6552