School Overview

Nicholls State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Thibodaux, Louisiana. Nicholls State ranked 15th in Louisiana Colleges and 26th in Federal Region VI.
It has a total enrollment of 6,769 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. Nicholls State's acceptance rate is 97.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Nicholls State University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
Contact Information
AddressUniversity Station La Hwy 1, Thibodaux, LA 70310
Admission Information
Net Price Calculator
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (medium programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Nicholls State University is 97.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 45.00%. The application fees are $20 for undergraduate programs and $36 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate97.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)45.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$20
Graduate Application Fees$36

Tuition & Fees

Nicholls State's 2022 tuition & fees is $7,946 for Louisiana residents and $9,039 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $8,084 for Louisiana residents and $9,177 for out-of-students.
Louisiana ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$7,946$9,039
Graduate Tuition & Fees$8,084$9,177
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 6,769 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 1,183 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Nicholls State has 6,134 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 635 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students6,769
Undergraduate Students6,134
Graduate Students635
Online Enrollment1,183

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs56 Programs
Number of online programs14 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsAssociate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Similar Colleges to Nicholls State