Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, LA, USA
3.90 Average Rating

Nicholls State University is a public institution with “selective” admissions located in the rural town of Thibodaux, Louisiana, 50 miles west of New Orleans. The institution is named after Francis Redding Tillou Nicholls, a brigadier general for the confederacy in the civil war, a two-time Louisiana governor, and chief justice to the Louisiana Supreme Court. In addition to its main campus, Nicholls State University also offers online degree programs and courses, as well as a partnership with Fletcher Technical Community College.


Average Net Price
In-State Tuition
Out-of-State Tuition
Institution Type
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
Out of State Students
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 23
Average SAT Composite: 1030

What Students Are Saying

3.90 Average Rating
nicholls is a terrific school for art students. i am one, and i love how diverse and welcoming our campus is; as i've remarked to a friend from another state, you know your classmates are awesome when all you have to do is say the game. and half the students start laughing and the other half moans.
Alexis from Napoleonville, LA
a school surrounded by a supporting community. the teachers are very nice and always willing to help you. very friendly and warm people work and attend nicholls so it is easy to make friends.
Sara from Lake Charles, LA

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