Nicholls State University (NSU)

Thibodaux, LA

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Nicholls State University

Nicholls State University

Nicholls State University Student Essentials

Nicholls State University Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Colonels
Website: www.nicholls.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $5,679
Out-of-State Tuition: $14,529
Retention Rate: 71%
Enrollment: 8,069
Year Established: 1948

About NSU

Looking for a great public university to earn your bachelor’s degree, or maybe even your master’s? Nicholls State University, located in Thibodaux, Louisiana, offers superb programs for many interests and skill levels.

Associate’s degrees are offered in a few concentrations, mostly geared toward vocational training. Associate’s programs include Child Development Management, Culinary Arts, Petroleum Services, and Safety Technology.

Bachelor’s degrees can be earned in almost every traditional field. Graduate programs include Education, Business Administration, Psychological Counseling, Mathematics, Marine and Environmental Biology, and School Psychology.

Students are encouraged to apply for the honors program, and study abroad programs are offered for all eligible students. International study abroad opportunities offers programs in Europe and Costa Rica.

Student life is booming on campus. Students are encouraged to get involved with the many student organizations, student government opportunities, residential halls, Greek life, community service clubs, athletic teams, and so much more. At Nicholls State University, there is no shortage of campus activity.

Support services are a valuable resource to students of Nicholls. Individual tutoring is available to help struggling students, while various academic workshops are routinely available as well. Students are encouraged to take advantage of career services and academic advising. Financial aid is available for eligible students.

Nicholls State University provides great academic programs and a supportive campus to foster educational progress.

NSU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 3 Reviews

67% of students gave Nicholls State University 4 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2016

Overall Rating

I love my school because the students are extremely kind and the teachers actually know your name.


NSU Map & Location

Nicholls State University
University Station La Hwy 1
Thibodaux, LA 70310


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Getting Around NSU

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Thibodaux, LA

Winter
Dec
65
44
Jan
63
42
Feb
66
46
Spring
Mar
72
51
Apr
79
58
May
85
66
Summer
Jun
89
71
Jul
91
73
Aug
91
73
Fall
Sep
88
69
Oct
81
59
Nov
73
51

NSU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 7,109
Freshman Class 2,333
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 8,069

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 2%
  • African American: 20%
  • Caucasian: 70%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 2%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 5%
Latino 2%
African American 20%
Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska native 2%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 5%

Undergraduate 88%
Graduate 12%
Full-Time 44%
Part-Time 56%
Women 61%
Men 39%
International 2%
Domestic 98%

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