Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, Louisiana

Nicholls State University Overview

Student population

AddressUniversity Station La Hwy 1
Thibodaux, LA
School Websitewww.nicholls.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above
Size

Small

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Nicholls State University is a small public, 4-year college based in Thibodaux, Louisiana that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is post-master's certificate. In the 2019 academic year, 2,651 students applied to Nicholls State University. Of those students, 2,484 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Nicholls State University was $4,922, in addition to fees of $3,030. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Nicholls State University.

Nicholls State University has a 44% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Nicholls State University Requirements

Academic standards

Very High

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The Nicholls State University acceptance rate is 94%. To put this into perspective, 2,484 of the 2,651 students who applied to Nicholls State University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Nicholls State University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Nicholls State University had an SAT score between the range of 870 and 1,090. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Nicholls State University was between 20 and 24 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Nicholls State University as part of their application.

Nicholls State University Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Nicholls State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $4,922. Combined with fees of $3,030, room and board costs of $9,754, other expenses of $4,112 and the $1,300 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $9,045 in tuition.

Students at Nicholls State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Nicholls State University was $4,712 last year, with 38% of students being awarded federal aid.

Nicholls State University Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio19:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Nicholls State University.

Nicholls State University has a good gender split, with 64% of undergraduates being female and 36% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Louisiana residents; in fact, 96% of all students reside in Louisiana. However, 3% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international.

The student to faculty ratio at Nicholls State University is 19:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Nicholls State University Popular Majors and Programs

BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
EDUCATION
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
ENGINEERING/ENGINEERING-RELATED TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
PSYCHOLOGY
CULINARY, ENTERTAINMENT, AND PERSONAL SERVICES
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES

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