Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, LA

Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, LA

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Tuition & Fees

$7,946

$9,039

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
580
25th
490
75th
590
25th
500
75th
24
25th
17
75th
25
25th
19
75th
24
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

20

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,975
Declined 214
Total Received 3,189
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Public

6,809

undergraduate students

829

graduate students

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School Facts

Nicholls State University, founded in 1948, is a public, comprehensive university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Nursing and Allied Health Sciences, University College, and the Chef John Folse Culinary Institute. Its 210-acre campus, formerly part of the historic Acadia Plantation, is located within the Mississippi River Valley, in Thibodaux.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 7,638
Established in 1948
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

210-acre campus in Thibodaux (population: 14,713), 60 miles from New Orleans; seven satellite campuses. Served by bus; major airport and train serve New Orleans; smaller airport serves Baton Rouge (75 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Nicholls State University
906 East First Street
Thibodaux, LA
70301

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
17%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
42%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
43%
Top 1/2
74%
Bottom 1/2
26%
Bottom 1/4
10%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
580
25th
490
75th
590
25th
500
75th
24
25th
17
75th
25
25th
19
75th
24
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $20
Other application fee ($30 for international applicants)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) August 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,975
Declined 214
Total Received 3,189

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

82%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,369

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,922
Room $6,646
Board $3,510
Additional fees $3,024
Books & supplies $1,300
Total $19,402
Average Financial Aid - $7,369
Total with Avg. Aid $12,033

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $10,094,095
State $6,619,325
Institutional $1,894,407
Other external $1,453,730
Total $20,061,557

Non-need-based

Federal $322,664
State $4,482,091
Institutional $1,543,652
Other external $497,102
Total $6,845,509
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 985 448-4048
F: 985 448-4124
finaid@nicholls.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Beach volleyball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

dance team

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southland Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Child Care Provider/Assistant.
Counseling Psychology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Culinary Arts/Chef Training.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
General Studies.
History, General.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Management Information Systems, General.
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics, General.
Mathematics, Other.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music, General.
Petroleum Technology/Technician.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Sociology, General.
Surveying Technology/Surveying.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. General Studies
  2. Business Administration
  3. Nursing

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

7,638

total students

96%

in-state

4%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

89%

6,809
students

Female
63%
4,295

Male
37%
2,514

11%

829
students

Female
78%
646

Male
22%
183

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

80%

5,424
students

Female
63%
3,438

Male
37%
1,986

20%

1,385
students

Female
62%
857

Male
38%
528

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
18%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
67%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

40

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

24

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 33
Countries most often represented Brazil
Honduras
India
Mexico
Nepal
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
Special counselors/advisors
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