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Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, Louisiana

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Overview

Student Population
6,769
Nicholls State University overview
Location Thibodaux, Louisiana
Online nicholls.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Small City
Nicholls State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Thibodaux, Louisiana, Nicholls State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 3,189 prospective students applied, and 2,975 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,200 enrolled in the school.  5,227 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,542 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $4,922 plus fees of $3,024. Nicholls State University is ranked 798 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

4/10
Overall
4/10
Academics
2/10
Resources
5/10
Outcomes
3/10
Value

Nicholls State University is rated within the lower 34% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Easy
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SAT 990/1170
ACT 19/24
GPA 3.34
Applications Accepted
93.3% 
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Applications Due Jul 17, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $20

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Annual Cost to Attend

Louisiana Resident Tuition
$4,922
In State Costs for Nicholls State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$3,024
Room and Board $10,156
Budget for Other Expenses$4,332
Total One Year Cost$23,734
Out of State Resident Tuition
$6,015
Out of State Costs for Nicholls State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$3,024
Room and Board $10,156
Budget for Other Expenses$4,332
Total One Year Cost$24,827

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$42,600 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
38% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Nicholls State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 23%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 19%
Health Professions 16%
Education 8%
Personal and Culinary Services 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=159966 IPEDS survey data for Nicholls State University.

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