Student Achievement

A principal focus of LSU Health Shreveport’s mission is to educate future physicians, basic scientists, and allied health professionals based on state-of-the-art curricula, methods, and facilities, preparing learners for careers in health care service, teaching or research.  The standard measures of student achievement that are most relevant to the institution’s mission and strategic goals include performance on professional licensing and certification examinations, NRMP match rate, job placement rates, graduation rates, and time to completion.

National Examination, Certification and Licensure

Residency Match - School of Medicine

Doctor of Medicine, MD 

2019

2020

2021

2022

# of LSUHSC-S SOM Seniors in NRMP

109

115

111

127

# of LSUHSC-S SOM Seniors in NRMP that
matched PGY1 in initial match

96

109

103

117

% of LSUHSC-S SOM Seniors in NRMP that
matched PGY1 in initial match

88.1%

94.8%

92.8%

92.1%

Aspirational Target (% of Seniors of U.S. Allopathic Medical
Schools in NRMP that matched PGY1 in initial match)

93.9%

93.7%

92.8%

92.9%

Minimum Acceptable Target

90.0%

90.0%

90.0%

90.0%

Status

Not Met

Met

Met

Met

# of LSUHSC-S SOM Seniors attempting to match

117

125

114

137

# of LSUHSC-S SOM Seniors that matched PGY1
(including initial match, SOAP, and matches outside NRMP)

116

125

112

136

% of LSUHSC-S SOM Seniors that matched PGY1
(including initial match, SOAP, and matches outside NRMP)

99.1%

100.0%

98.2%

99.3%

Aspirational Target

99.0%

99.0%

99.0%

99.0%

Minimum Acceptable Target

95.0%

95.0%

95.0%

95.0%

Status

Met

Met

Met

Met

   

Job Placement Rates - School of Allied Health Professions

Graduation Rates (SACSCOC Key Student Completion Indicator)

Time to Degree

SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES

Average Time to PhD in Years

5.6 years

Aspirational Target (National Average Time to PhD in the Life Sciences*)

6.7 years

Minimum Acceptable Target

8 years

Status (Minimum Acceptable Target Met or Not Met)

Met

*National Science Foundation 2015