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    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
  Nov 25, 2017
School of Allied Health Professions Student Handbook 2016-2017

Financial Information

Student Financial Aid

Financial aid, including grants, loans and some scholarships, is administered by the Office of Student Financial Aid. Students interested in receiving financial aid should contact the Student Financial Aid Office well in advance of their expected enrollment. Each student’s need for aid will be evaluated on information supplied and in accordance with Financial Aid Policy of the Health Sciences Center. Representatives of the Office are available for consultation with all candidates for admission and students.

Detailed information regarding Student Financial Aid may be found at

Office of Student Financial Aid
1501 Kings Highway
Shreveport, LA 71130
Phone: (318) 675-5561
Fax: (318) 675-7893


Office Hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday.

Office Location: Medical School Building, First Floor, Room 1-214

TITLE IV SCHOOL CODE (For FAFSA and Loan Application Use): 00806700

Tuition and Fees


Current tuition amounts are posted on the School of Allied Health Professions website at Please remember that tuition is subject to change.

Student Fees:

In addition to University fees, students are required to pay certain activity fees. Below is a description of each fee:

Student Union

The Student Union fee is $30 for full time graduate & undergraduate students during the Fall and Spring term; $35 for full time undergraduate students $18 for full time graduate students during the Summer term. Part time graduate students for Fall & Spring are charged as follows: 7-8 hours $50.00; 4-6 hours $35.00; 1-3 hours $25.00. Part-time undergraduate students for Fall & Spring are charged as follows: 10-11 hours $50.00; 7-9 hours $50.00; 4-6 hours $35.00; 1-3 hours $25.00 This fee is used to maintain the Student Union facility located on Woodrow Street which is provided for all Allied Health students.

Union Construction

The Student Union Construction fee of $25.00 is applicable to all full time and part time students during the Fall and Spring terms. This fee is used to supplement the above Student Union fee for operation and future construction of additions to the Union.

Student Health

The Student Health fee is $35.00 per student during the Fall and Spring terms. During the Summer terms, $17.50 per student is charged. This fee is used to supplement the services provided by the Student Health clinic located on the 8th floor of the Hospital. Such services provided include a Student Health nurse available for immediate health care needs, influenza vaccinations free of charge, annual TB skin test, and the 3rd injection of the Hepatitis B vaccination free of charge.


The yearbook fee of $31.00 is applied to all full time students during the Spring semester. This is just a small portion used to supplement the printing cost of the annual PULSE.


The Student Government Association Activity Fee of $26.50 per full time student during the Fall and Spring term is used to provide functions for the student body such as our annual Christmas party, Crawfish Boil and Halloween party. This fee also supplements the cost for intramural sports and the LSU football tickets.

Technology fee

The Student Technology fee of $5 per credit hour up to $75 per Fall and Spring term is applicable to all Allied Health students. This fee was implemented for the purpose of supporting and enhancing student life and learning and of preparing graduates for the workplaces of the twenty-first century.

Academic Excellence Fee

The Academic Excellence fee is $10 per credit hour up to $120 max. This fee helps to support academic activities that enhance and intend the traditional instructional activities of the classroom.

Operational Fee

The Operational Fee is $6 per credit hour up to $73 max. This fee helps to support unfunded costs associated with the operations of the school.

Student Lab and Supplies Fee

The Lab and Supplies fee is $100 per semester / $50 for the Summer term applies to Undergraduate and Graduate programs (Doctor of Physical Therapy students are not charged this fee).