Northwestern State University of Louisiana
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Northwestern State University of Louisiana is a Public, 4 years college located in Natchitoches, Louisiana. NSU ranked 8th in Louisiana Colleges and 23rd in Federal Region VI.
It has a total enrollment of 10,735 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 96.28% last year (undergraduate school).
Northwestern State University of Louisiana is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
The following table shows the basic characteristic of Northwestern State University of Louisiana and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
|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|
Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics
The acceptance rate of Northwestern State University of Louisiana is 96.28% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 36.09%. The application fees are $20 for undergraduate programs and $25 for graduate programs.
|Open Admission Policy||✗|
|Acceptance Rate||96.28 %|
|Yield (Enrollment Rate)||36.09 %|
|Undergraduate Application Fees||$20|
|Graduate Application Fees||$25|
Tuition & Fees
NSU's 2023 tuition & fees is $8,672 for Louisiana residents and $19,460 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition is not changed and same to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($19,460).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $9,614 for Louisiana residents and $20,402 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition is not changed and same to the last year's rate.
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees||$8,672||$19,460|
|Graduate Tuition & Fees||$9,614||$20,402|
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
A total of 10,735 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 5,928 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. NSU has 9,622 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 1,113 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Degree Information and Campus Life
NSU offers 89 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs. 54 out of the 89 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by NSU
|Number of programs||89 Programs|
|Number of online programs||54 Programs|
|Offered Degrees/Programs||1 Year Certificate|
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
|Academic/career counseling service||✔|
|Placement services for completers||✔|
|On-campus day care for students||✗|
|Distance Learning (online classes)||✔|
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