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Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Department of Physical Therapy

New Orleans, LA

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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

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 34

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

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

235
Applied
33
Accepted
33
Enrolled
14%

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

Exam Details
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

$59,459
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Financial Support

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

Student Body

103
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0.97%
White or Caucasian 91%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.91%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 4.85%

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 0
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

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