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Northwestern State University of Louisiana

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Acceptance Rate 82 %
SAT Average 1,110
Tuition & Fees $19,460
($8,672)
Student Population 11,081
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $7,575

Academic Overview

Northwestern State University of Louisiana Campus, Natchitoches, LA
Northwestern State University of Louisiana is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Natchitoches, Louisiana. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $8,672 for Louisiana residents and $19,460 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 11,081 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 82% and the graduation rate is 44% last year.
The salary after graduation from Northwestern State University of Louisiana varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $39,600. 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 Northwestern State University of Louisiana are $8,672 for Louisiana residents and $19,460 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $9,614 for in-state students and $20,402 for out-of-state students.
Northwestern State University of Louisiana 2021 Tuition & Fees
Louisiana ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate$8,672$19,460
Graduate$9,614$20,402
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at NSU. The acceptance rate of NSU is 82% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 46%. The average graduation rate is 44% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $7,575 and 81% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 11,081 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Northwestern State University of Louisiana is 82 %.
Acceptance Rate
82%
Graduation Rate for Northwestern State University of Louisiana is 44 %
Graduation Rate
44%
Retention Rate for Northwestern State University of Louisiana is 71 %
Retention Rate
71%
Student Population for Northwestern State University of Louisiana is 11,081
Student Population
11,081
Student to Faculty Ratio for Northwestern State University of Louisiana is 19 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
19 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $7,575 at Northwestern State University of Louisiana.
Financial Aid Amount
$7,575

Offered Degrees

NSU offers 88 major programs through online and on-site education where 53 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 Degree61
Bachelor's Degree3516
Post Bachelor's Degree1613
Master's Degree2117
Post Master's Degree74
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship11
Doctor's degree - professional practice21

Special Learning Opportunities

Northwestern State University of Louisiana offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,492)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,740)

Veterans Benefits

Northwestern State University of Louisiana 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