School Overview

The following table shows the basic characteristic of Nicholls State University and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
Contact Information
AddressUniversity Station La Hwy 1, Thibodaux, LA 70310
Admission Information
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School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (medium programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

The acceptance rate of Nicholls State University is 97.19% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 45.49%. The application fees are $20 for undergraduate programs and $36 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate97.19 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)45.49 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$20
Graduate Application Fees$36

Tuition & Fees

Nicholls State's 2023 tuition & fees is $8,156 for Louisiana residents and $9,249 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 2.32% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($9,039).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $8,241 for Louisiana residents and $9,334 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition increased by 1.71% compared to the last year's rate.
Louisiana ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$8,156$9,249
Graduate Tuition & Fees$8,241$9,334
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 6,225 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 1,173 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Nicholls State has 5,567 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 658 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students6,225
Undergraduate Students5,567
Graduate Students658
Online Enrollment1,173

Degree Information and Campus Life

Nicholls State offers 57 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs. 17 out of the 57 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by Nicholls State
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServiceLearning opportunities
Number of programs57 Programs
Number of online programs17 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification