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Northwestern State University of Louisiana


Overview

Student Population
10,572
 Location Natchitoches, Louisiana
 Online nsula.edu 
School Type Public 4 Year
Size Mid-size
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Natchitoches, Louisiana, Northwestern State University of Louisiana is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 4,409 prospective students applied, and 3,540 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,542 enrolled in the school.  5,685 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,887 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $5,180 plus fees of $2,742. NSU is ranked 1152 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very Easy
Test Scores
SAT ACT GPA
SAT980/1180
ACT19/24
GPA3.24
Applications Accepted
80.3%
Applications DueJul 6, 2019
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Louisiana Resident Tuition
$5,180
In State Costs for Northwestern State University of Louisiana
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$2,742
Room and Board $8,804
Budget for Other Expenses$3,373
Total One Year Cost$21,399
Out of State Tuition
$15,968
Out of State Costs for Northwestern State University of Louisiana
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$2,742
Room and Board $8,804
Budget for Other Expenses$3,373
Total One Year Cost$32,187

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$38,100 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
37% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Northwestern State University of Louisiana students
Subject Percent of Class
Liberal Arts and Humanities 39%
Health Professions 19%
Business 9%
Psychology 7%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 5%