Nicholls State University (NSU)

Thibodaux, LA

Nicholls State University Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

SAT / ACT Scores Due August 15
SAT II Scores Due August 15
Priority Application Due August 15

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 943 1,393 2,336
Accepted 850 1,294 2,144
Acceptance Rate 90% 93% 91%
Enrolled 489 764 1,253

NSU Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.

Average GPA
3.19 (weighted)

SAT Scores

(1% of Students Admitted to Nicholls State University Submit SAT Scores)

  • Verbal 440 to 530
  • Math 420 to 520
  • Writing 428 to 515
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Writing
Category Verbal Math Writing
Top 75th Percentile 530 520 515
Bottom 25th Percentile 440 420 428

ACT Scores

(96% of Students Admitted to Nicholls State University Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 19 to 24
  • Math 18 to 24
  • Composite 19 to 23
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 24 24 23
Bottom 25th Percentile 19 18 19

Nicholls State University Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($20)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Very Important
High School Rank   Considered
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations     Not Considered
Essay     Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities     Not Considered
Volunteer Work     Not Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Important
Interview     Not Considered
Competencies     Not Considered
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
Electives 7
English 4 4
Foreign Language 2 2
History 2 2
Math 3 3
Science 3 3
Social Studies 1 1
Other 1 2
Electives 1 1

Nicholls State University Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 7,109 (95%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 335 (4%)

Nicholls State University Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($20)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 12)   Very Important
GPA (minimum 2.00)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement   Important
Interview     Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores   Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
  Important

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