Established in 1884, Northwestern State University of Louisiana is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Natchitoches (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Louisiana. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Northwestern State University of Louisiana (NSULA) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Northwestern State University of Louisiana (NSULA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 136 years old US 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. NSULA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||Northwestern State University of Louisiana|
|Motto||Dedicated to one goal. Yours.
|Colours||Purple and white|
|Address||175 Sam Sibley Drive
|Tel||+1 (318) 357 6011|
|Fax||+1 (318) 357 4223|
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||Student Services Center
(318) 357 4078
800 327 1903
|Control Type||Public State|
|Basic Classification||Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs|
|2000 Classification||Masters Colleges and Universities I|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Very high undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence|
Northwestern State University of Louisiana's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 299,937 physical volumes, 636,370 physical media and 112 licensed digital/electronic databases. Northwestern State University of Louisiana's library has 4 branches.
Northwestern State University of Louisiana provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,492 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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