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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$15,039 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,924 tuition
$8,160 on campus room & board
$1,200 books
$1,755 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$23,889 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$12,774 tuition
$8,160 on campus room & board
$1,200 books
$1,755 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,787 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
94% of students receive aid
38% get federal aid ($4,908 avg)
81% get state aid ($3,133 avg)
31% get institn'l aid ($3,787 avg)
42% get loans ($4,647 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 12.8% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 11.7% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

$5,877,321
Annual Aid Awarded
Aid/Loans
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $6,388 88%
Federal Grant Aid $4,908 38%
Pell Grants $4,326 38%
Other Federal Grants $774 31%
Institution Grant Aid $3,787 31%
State Grant Aid $3,133 81%
Student Loans $4,647 42%
Federal Loans $4,569 42%
Other Loans $4,898 1%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 17
Financial aid deadline: April 15
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Nicholls State University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
University Station La Hwy 1
Thibodaux, LA 70310
(877) 642-4655
http://www.nicholls.edu/finaid/
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $327
Out of State $1,065

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Jessica from Denham Springs, LA
  • Nov-22-2013 I am a current student here

    Nicholls is one of the cheaper schools in Louisiana. But you really get your money's worth. The classes are wonderful and most of the teachers are willing to help anyone in need. Which to be is the bang for my bucks.

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  • 4
  • Abbie from Des Allemands, LA
  • Oct-14-2013 I am a current student here

    Nicholls tuition is much lower than other Universities I have researched. Besides Community Colleges, Nicholls is one of the cheapest routes to go. The cafeteria is a bit pricey, but you do get plenty of food. The Union is also a tad pricey, but again, the amount of food you would get is pretty much worth it. The surrounding area restaurants are very reasonable, which makes dining out easy as well. Books can be expensive, but rental and used options, make it cheaper to get your books for school.

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  • 1
  • Robert from Palatine, IL
  • Sep-26-2013 I am a past student here

    if you are out of state, tuition is completely through the roof. its an additional $4000 a semester to go here

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  • 4
  • Patrice from New Iberia, LA
  • Mar-09-2013 I am a current student here

    Overall Nicholls is a great school. Its in a quiet area but the school works on giving its students fun activities to joy but in a safe way. I especially love, free Scranton day. People line up for them, especially if you have a exam you forgot about and need to grab one on the go. And there are lots of professors that will leave you in pure awe. Some of these people have affected my life and opened my mind in the greatest of ways and I thank them for that. This is one school that you may not hear about often, but once you leave it, you will not be able to stop talking about it. GO COLONELS!!!

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  • 4
  • Marilyn from Gretna, LA
  • Sep-10-2012 I am a current student here

    I live on campus and have a meal plan and all together with my tuition is about 6500. Everything is pretty cheap here besides textbooks and such.

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