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Nicholls State Financial Aid

Financial Aid Scoreboard
Number Received Financial Aid (All Undergraduate) 4,823
Percent Received Financial Aid(All Undergraduate) 82%
Average Aid Amount $7,369
Number Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 1,206
Percent Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 98%

Financial Aid Information at Nicholls State

For the academic year 2019-2020, a total of 4,823 students (82% of undergraduate students) received one or more financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans. The average financial aid amount is $7,369. For freshmen (Full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students), 1,206 students (98% of enrolled students) received financial aid.
The 2022 undergraduate tuition & fees at Nicholls State University is $7,946 for Louisiana residents and $9,039 for out-of-state students, for reference.

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the academic year 2019-2020, a total of 4,823 students (82% of all students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received aid amount is $7,369. It includes federal, state, local, institutional, or other sources of grant aid. The following table describes the financial aid statistics by aid types at Nicholls State University for all undergraduate students.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid at Nicholls State University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid4,82382%$7,369
Pell Grants2,25138%$4,750
Federal Student Loans2,83248%$6,686

Beginning Students Financial Aid

a total of 1,206 beginning students (98% of all freshmen) have received any financial aid and 1,206 students (98% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree-seeking beginning undergraduate students. The below table shows the number and amount by the source of financial aid at Nicholls State University.
Beginning Students (Freshmen) Financial Aid at Nicholls State University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid1,20698%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources1,19296%$8,741
Federal Grants1,11390%$2,927
Pell Grants51942%$4,881
Other Federal Grants1,03584%$700
State/Local Grants98880%$4,523
Institutional Grants58047%$4,645
Student Loans60249%$5,667
Federal Student Loans59548%$5,253
Other Student Loans313%$9,210

Students Headcount by Living Status

For academic year 2019-2020, total 1,174 full-time beginning students have enrolled and attended Nicholls State University. Among them, 612 students have lived on campus and 155 students lived off campus (without family). Next table shows the students count by living status and years.
Student Headcount by Living Location/Setting at Nicholls State University
Living Status201720182019
Living On-Campus429559612
Living Off-Campus with Family340377300
Living Off-Campus without Family144158155

Grants and Scholarship Aid By Income Level (Paying In-State Tuition)

Next table shows number of students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded any grant/scholarship by income level for academic year 2019-2020 . The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution.
Grants of Scholarship Aid Statistics By Income Level at Nicholls State University
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedTotal Amount Aid Awarded Average Amount Aid Awarded
All level788736$6,713,617$8,520
$0 - $30,000295295$3,073,170$10,418
$30,001 - $48,000136136$1,396,879$10,271
$48,001 - $75,000114107$887,979$7,789
$75,001 - $110,0009783$564,465$5,819
$110,001 or more146115$791,124$5,419