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Nicholls State University
  • 4 Year
  • THIBODAUX, LA

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade A
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B+

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Nicholls State is an above-average public university located in Thibodaux, Louisiana. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 4,975 undergraduate students. The Nicholls State acceptance rate is 88%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Business. Graduating 49% of students, Nicholls State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $33,600.

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THIBODAUX, LA 70310
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Southland Conference

Nicholls State University Rankings

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Nicholls State Admissions

Acceptance Rate
88%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1000-1170
ACT Range
20-25
Application Fee
$20
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$11,545 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,463 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
20:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 34 responses
79%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 48 responses
65%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 48 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
11
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
2
Online Bachelor's Programs
9
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    39%
  • On Campus
    49%
  • Online
    11%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,975 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
931
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
41%
Varsity Athletes
7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 26 responses
  • Unique.
    50%
  • Entertaining
    31%
  • Calm
    12%
  • Excited
    4%
  • Stressed
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
37%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 54 responses
Poll
49%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 57 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 34 responses
  • Friendly.
    53%
  • Unique.
    21%
  • Family
    18%
  • Underrated
    6%
  • Home away from home
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$37,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
49%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
96%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 27 responses

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