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.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
96%
Out of State Students
3%
0
100
94%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 23
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1030
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
6,366
Total Number of Undergrads
5,717
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
26%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
46%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
19:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$11,896
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$7,952
Out-of-State Tuition
$9,045
0
100
59%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
89%
Average Aid Per Year
$6,735
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
36%
64%
Student Organizations
78
Size of Town
City: Small
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Houma
New Orleans
Baton Rouge
Houston
Lafayette
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$37,500
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What Students Are Saying

3.90 Average Rating
Nicholls State University is an outstanding University. My college experience here has been amazing. I have learned who I really am and also what I want to do for the rest of my life.
Ashley from Baldwin, LA
nicholls state is a great overall university. the art, nursing, education and culinary departments are among the best in the country. for personal one on one attention with a large school academics, go to nicholls state university.
Candice from Thibodaux, LA