Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, LA

Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, LA

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Tuition & Fees

$7,898

$8,991

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
4%
24-29
32%
18-23
59%
12-17
5%
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undergraduateRatios

770%

male

64%

female

1

teacher

19

students

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Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,484
Declined 167
Total Received 2,651
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Public

5,896

undergraduate students

4,575

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 10,471
Established in 1948
Coeducational Coeducational

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.

  • Metropolitan area: New Orleans
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Louis Armstrong New Orleans International

Nicholls State University
906 East First Street
Thibodaux
70301

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
22%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Student Programming Association
  • Residence Hall Association
  • Food Advisory Association

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Spring Fest
  • Family Day
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
42%
Top 1/2
72%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
4%
24-29
32%
18-23
59%
12-17
5%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $20
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.34

Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,484
Declined 167
Total Received 2,651

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 38
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,922
Room & board $9,818
Additional fees $2,976
Books & supplies $1,300
Other fees $2,130
Total $21,146
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Child Care and Support Services Management
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
Dietetics/Dietitian
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Finance, General
General Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
History, General
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Petroleum Technology/Technician
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Sociology
Surveying Technology/Surveying
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

10,471

total students

95%

in-state

5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

56%

5,896
students

Female
64%
3,792

Male
770%
45,417

44%

4,575
students

Female
10%
447

Male
0%
0

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

9%

4,893
students

Female
64%
3,095

Male
36%
1,798

91%

44,316
students

Female
2%
697

Male
98%
43,619

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 73%
Student 4 year graduation rate 22%
Student 5 year graduation rate 18%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
18%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

325

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions no
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Noncompetitive

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Legal
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health clinic
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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