The requirements for admission to the School of Graduate Studies are:
- A baccalaureate degree from a college or university approved by a regional accrediting agency.
- A grade point average of at least 2.5 for undergraduate work, and 3.0 for graduate work, on a 4 point scale and based upon all work for which a grade is given.
- Good standing at the most recent educational institution attended.
- International students must have recent Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores. Minimum score requirements vary with the degree program. International students must also present acceptable scores (80 or better) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) examination before they will be accepted as graduate students or at least a 6.5 overall band score on the IELTS. These examinations are offered several times a year throughout the world.
- Final acceptance is contingent upon acceptance by one of the Departments offering graduate instruction leading to advanced degrees.
- Note: Individual Departments may establish more stringent requirements than the minimal standards of the School of Graduate Studies.
- What are the Types of Admission?
- How do I apply?
- When do I have to officially report to LSUHS to start?
- What is the monthly stipend? Or is the stipend payment made annually?
- Would I be able to receive the stipend on the first day of classes?
- Is there on-campus housing, subsidized housing, or a hostel? Are there meal plan costs?
- Will I be provided with a traveling allowance or a ticket from my home country?
- Do I have to pay any sort of tuition or fees such as semester fees or examination fees to the university?
- Is the stipend sufficient to survive in Shreveport?
- Are PhD students allowed to work part time should they require more financial assistance? If so under what terms and conditions? Can we work on campus or off campus?
- How would the procedure for the visa be carried out ahead?
- Will health insurance will be provided by LSUHS? If not, is it compulsory and what is the cost?
- Do I have to pay any taxes from my stipend?
$ STIPEND $
Full-time PhD students receive a tuition waiver and stipend of $28,000.
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For program-specific information, contact the program's graduate director.
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