Applications for Fall 2019 will open on October 1st!







The LSU Health Sciences Center at New Orleans is participating in the GradCAS Centralized Application Service (GradCAS) in the 2019-2020 application cycle. Applicants to all of our programs in the School of Graduate Studies will apply online using the GradCAS application beginning on October 1, 2018. To learn more about the application experience, visit the GradCAS Applicant Help Center.

  • The GradCAS application page:
  • The Applicant Help Center:


Application Checklist

Official transcripts from each college or university attended should be mailed directly to: 

GradCAS Transcript Processing Center
P.O. Box 9217
Watertown, MA 02471

You must have a GPA of at least 3.0 for both undergraduate and graduate work, based on a 4-point scale. You must have obtained a baccalaureate degree from a college or university approved by a regional accrediting agency and have been in satisfactory standing at the most recent educational institution attended. 


All programs require the following: Official Transcripts, Official Report of GRE Scores, Goal Letter, 2 Letters of Recommendation, and TOEFL scores (for international applicants). Each program may require additional documentation beyond these mentioned; the program materials section of the application will indicate what is required for a particular program. 


Our GRE code is 6600. Our TOEFL code is B886


Having trouble accessing the application? The preferred browsers are Google Chrome or Firefox.


Stipends and Tuition Credit Packages

The School of Graduate Studies gives stipends and full tuition credit packages to all students admitted into a Ph.D. program. In addition, graduate students can also participate in the following training opportunities:

  • Fellowship available from the Louisiana Board of Regents Superior Graduate Student Training Program in Integrative Pharmacological Sciences and Therapeutics.  (more information)

  • The Biomedical Alcohol Research Training Program at the LSU Health Sciences Center is a predoctoral and postdoctoral fellowship program (MD, PhD or equivalent).  (more information)

Consult the LSUHSC-NO Office of Financial Aid for more information about grants, scholarships, loans, and part-time employment.


Information about Tuition and Fees can be found here: