Nicholls State University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - Very GoodSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Nicholls State University is a medium four-year, public school with 6,160 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1948 and is the only school located in Thibodaux, Louisiana.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
46
Fair
At Nicholls State University you can earn your associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or postmaster certificate.

Nicholls State University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 46 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Management, Business, Education, and Industrial Technologies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
65%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Nicholls State University is relatively low at 65% (close to Louisiana average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
19 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Nicholls State University is low - 47%. Approximately 24% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Nicholls State University is reasonably decent -- 19:1. Find out more details on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$18,400
High
Average tuition pricing is fairly high, about $15,900 a year. The additional fees at Nicholls State University (not included in tuition costs) are around $2,500, which totals $18,400 per year.

Read the details about Nicholls State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
90%
Easy
According to government data, 2,399 applications were submitted and 2,164 were accepted; so it is very easy to get admitted at this school.

The college might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Nicholls State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,200
Medium
Nicholls State University offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Nicholls State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
Nicholls State University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 1,400 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable: approximately $6,200 a year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Nicholls State University seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Nicholls State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Nicholls State University, University Station La Hwy 1, Thibodaux, Louisiana 70310, USA
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