Nicholls State University

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world rank  2372

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University Overview

Established in 1948, Nicholls State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Thibodaux (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Louisiana. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Nicholls State University is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Nicholls State University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 69 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Nicholls State University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1948
Motto People Creating Possibilities
Colours Red and gray

University Location

Address University Station La Highway 1
Thibodaux (population range: 10,000-49,999)
70310 Louisiana
United States
T +1 (985) 446 8111
F +1 (985) 448 4920

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office PO Box 2004-NSU
Thibodaux 70310
+1 (985) 448 4507
877 642 4655

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Nicholls State University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

Affiliations

  • University of Louisiana System
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Sunday, 4 February 2018