Nicholls State University Rankings

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In the World#3036 of 14178
In North America#913 of 2629
In the United States#841 of 2528
In Louisiana#14 of 27
In Thibodaux#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
88%
Average SAT
1086
Average ACT
23
Aid receiving
96%
Undergraduates
5,906
Graduates
585
Male:Female Ratio
34:66
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Post-master's certificate

Nicholls State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate88%89%86%
Applicants2,8151,853962
Admissions2,4771,647830
Freshmen enrolled full time1,236417819
Freshmen enrolled part time633

2,447 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

941 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
31 or 3%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1000
or below

75% of them
had 1172
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Nicholls State University are 1000-1172 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,199 or 97%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Nicholls State University are 20-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White4427 (69%)
Black or African American1182 (19%)
Hispanic243 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown164 (3%)
Two or more races157 (2%)
Nonresident Alien102 (2%)
Asian71 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native35 (0.5%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander5 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$8,463
Students receiving aid
96%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$4,922$5,686
Tuition in-state$4,922$5,686
Tuition out-of-state$6,015$6,779
Fee in-district$2,976$2,362
Fee in-state$2,976$2,362
Fee out-of-state$2,976$2,362

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,376
Combined charge for room and board$10,038
Room charge$6,580
Meal charge$3,458

Nicholls State University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster's
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse12031
Business Administration and Management, General10133
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other115
General Studies104
Petroleum Technology & Technician5637
Psychology, General65
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General56
Accounting51
Culinary Arts & Chef Training1035
Biology & Biological Sciences, General42
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences, General37
Educational Leadership and Administration, General36
Sociology32
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs29
Marketing & Marketing Management, General29
Mass Communication & Media Studies28
Child Care Provider & Assistant26
Secondary Education and Teaching187
Elementary Education and Teaching196
English Language and Literature, General24
Curriculum and Instruction24
Management Information Systems, General23
Finance, General19
Counseling Psychology19
History, General18
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other18
Fine & Studio Arts, General17
Chemistry, General12
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services12
Music, General8
Political Science and Government, General7
Mathematics, General7
Surveying Technology & Surveying6
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching6
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography5
Mathematics, Other4
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching3
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies3
Grand Total196979183
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate49%42%54%
  • Full-time retention rate - 73%
  • Part-time retention rate - 70%

Publications & Citations

Publications
839
Citations
21,336

Publication count by topic

Biology
115
Psychology
114
Computer science
111
Chemistry
88
Economics
60
Business
52
Environmental science
44
Medicine
39
Sociology
33
Political science
24
Geology
20
Engineering
20
Physics
20
Mathematics
14
Materials science
11
Art
10
Geography
9
Philosophy
2
History
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Business11542,537
Sociology12511,200
Economics15091,268
Psychology15214,646
Geology1728525
Engineering18401,387
Physics18561,366
Political science1961178
Environmental science1984904
Art22217
Biology25272,928
Computer science2852900
Chemistry29721,561
History31412
Mathematics3747185
Geography387934
Medicine3899367
Materials science487639

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990715
19911022
19921336
19931049
19941040
1995646
19961064
19971772
19981786
199917107
200013143
200111123
200216166
200320168
200423193
200523353
200620383
200730558
200835752
200945960
2010301032
2011321213
2012431419
2013321443
2014291560
2015421483
2016341407
2017311454
2018311299
2019351618
2020541657

General info

Founded1948
WikipediaNicholls State University
MottoPeople Creating Possibilities
Colorsred, gray
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (June-July)
Total FTE staff680
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

AddressUniversity Station La Hwy 1
Thibodaux, Louisiana, 70310
United States
City population15,000
Phone8776424655
Fax+1 (985) 448 4920

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