Nicholls State University

Acceptance Rate 88 %
SAT Average 1,086
Tuition & Fees $9,039
Student Population 6,453
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $6,829

Academic Overview

Nicholls State University is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Thibodaux, Louisiana. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. The 2021 tuition & fees are $7,946 for Louisiana residents and $9,039 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 6,453 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 88% and the graduation rate is 49% last year.
The salary after graduation from Nicholls State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $43,800. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Nicholls State University are $7,946 for Louisiana residents and $9,039 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $8,084 for in-state students and $9,177 for out-of-state students.
Nicholls State University 2021 Tuition & Fees
Louisiana ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Nicholls State. The acceptance rate of Nicholls State is 88% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 50%. The average graduation rate is 49% and the transfer-out rate is 26%. The average received amount of financial aid is $6,829 and 75% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 6,453 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Nicholls State University is 88 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Nicholls State University is 49 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Nicholls State University is 26 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Nicholls State University is 74 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Nicholls State University is 6,453
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Nicholls State University is 19 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
19 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $6,829 at Nicholls State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Nicholls State offers 56 major programs through online and on-site education where 16 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Associate's Degree42
Bachelor's Degree329
Post Bachelor's Degree51
Master's Degree124
Post Master's Degree30

Special Learning Opportunities

Nicholls State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,367)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,424)

Veterans Benefits

Nicholls State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges