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Northwestern State University of Louisiana is a Public, 4 years college located in Natchitoches, Louisiana. NSU ranked 11st in Louisiana Colleges and 12nd in Federal Region VI.
It has a total enrollment of 11,447 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. NSU's acceptance rate is 96.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Northwestern State University of Louisiana is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
|Address||175 Sam Sibley Drive, Natchitoches, LA 71497-0002|
|Net Price Calculator||https://www.nsula.edu/NetPriceCalculator/|
|School Type||Public, 4 years|
|Carnegie Category||Master's College and University (larger programs)|
|Highest Degree Offered||Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice|
The acceptance rate of Northwestern State University of Louisiana is 96.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 36.00%. The application fees are $20 for undergraduate programs and $25 for graduate programs.
|Open Admission Policy||✗|
|Acceptance Rate||96.00 %|
|Yield (Enrollment Rate)||36.00 %|
|Undergraduate Application Fees||$20|
|Graduate Application Fees||$25|
Tuition & Fees
NSU's 2022 tuition & fees is $8,672 for Louisiana residents and $19,460 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $9,614 for Louisiana residents and $20,402 for out-of-students.
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees||$8,672||$19,460|
|Graduate Tuition & Fees||$9,614||$20,402|
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
A total of 11,447 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 5,725 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. NSU has 10,321 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 1,126 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Offered Degrees and Programs
|Number of programs||87 Programs|
|Number of online programs||53 Programs|
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
|Academic/career counseling service||✔|
|Placement services for completers||✔|
|On-campus day care for students||✗|
|Distance Learning (online classes)||✔|