Nicholls State University

University Station La Hwy 1, Thibodaux, LA 70310
Nicholls State University is a public education institution in Thibodaux, Louisiana.

Awards conferred at Nicholls State University include associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees in more than 31 study areas and 61 disciplines. The school has been accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges and has specialized accreditation from the American Dietetic Association - Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education.

This school offers dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs. The school allows high school AP classes to be used as credit.


General Information

Main Phone: (877) 642 -4655 Website: www.nicholls.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 323
School Type: Public- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Medium (5,000 - 10,000 students) Undergraduates: 6,147
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 640
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 84%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 21 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 20


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 420 550
SAT Math 470 610
ACT Composite 20 24
ACT English 20 24
ACT Math 18 24

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 2,174
Accepted 1,830
Acceptance Rate 84%
Enrolled 1,135

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 80% Full-time 20% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 28% Full-time 72% Part-time
Student Gender 36% Men 64% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

70% White 2% American Indian/Alaska Native
19% Black or African American 2% Multiracial
2% Hispanic/Latino 1% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 4% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 46% $ 6,363
Local Grant 37% $4,396
Institutional Grant 31% $ 3,787
Student Loans 42% $ 4,647

Majors & Degrees


Agriculture Operations and Sciences

Agricultural Business and Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Agricultural Business and Management - - 6 - -

Personal Services and Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chef Training - 37 43 - -

Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mass Media Studies - - 27 - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - 4 - -

Education

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education Of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs - - 15 - -

Curriculum and Instruction

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Curriculum and Instruction - - - 29 -

Student Counseling

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
School Counseling and Guidance Services - - - 15 -

Educational Administration and Supervision

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Leadership and Administration - - - 28 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Secondary Education and Teaching - - - 0 -
Teacher Education (multiple Levels) - - - 0 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 19 0 -
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching - - 8 0 -
Secondary Education and Teaching - - 0 0 -
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching - - 0 0 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 0 0 -
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - 18 0 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 4 - -
Business Teacher Education - - 1 - -
English Teacher Education - - 5 - -
General Science Teacher Education - - 2 - -
Art Teacher Education - - 1 - -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 1 - -
Music Teacher Education - - 3 - -
Social Studies Teacher Education - - 6 - -
Family and Home Economics Teacher Education - - 1 - -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Secondary Education and Teaching - - - 0 -
Teacher Education (multiple Levels) - - - 0 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 19 0 -
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching - - 8 0 -
Secondary Education and Teaching - - 0 0 -
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching - - 0 0 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 0 0 -
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - 18 0 -

Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Mining and Petroleum Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Petroleum Technology Technician - 37 15 - -

Engineering-related Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Surveying Technology Surveying - - 5 - -

Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Technology Technician - - 1 - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Child Care Provider Assistant - 10 - - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences - - 30 - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Studies - 47 164 - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Child Care Provider Assistant - 10 - - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences - - 30 - -

Legal Professions and Studies

Legal Support Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Legal Assistant Paralegal - 1 - - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 19 - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Studies - 47 164 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography - - - 8 -

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 45 - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 5 5 -

Psychology

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Counseling Psychology - - - 10 -

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 18 - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Police Science - 9 - - -

Psychology

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Counseling Psychology - - - 10 -

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 18 - -

Physical Sciences

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 9 - -

Social Sciences

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 14 - -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 29 - -

Health Professions and Related Programs

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Respiratory Care Therapy Therapist - 11 - - -
Athletic Training Trainer - 11 4 - -
Respiratory Care Therapy Therapist - 11 4 - -
Athletic Training Trainer - 11 4 - -

Health Services Allied Health Health Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Services Allied Health Health Sciences - - 12 - -

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Audiology Audiologist and Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - 15 - -

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Respiratory Care Therapy Therapist - 11 - - -
Athletic Training Trainer - 11 4 - -
Respiratory Care Therapy Therapist - 11 4 - -
Athletic Training Trainer - 11 4 - -

Health Services Allied Health Health Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Services Allied Health Health Sciences - - 12 - -

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Audiology Audiologist and Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - 15 - -

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Respiratory Care Therapy Therapist - 11 - - -
Athletic Training Trainer - 11 4 - -
Respiratory Care Therapy Therapist - 11 4 - -
Athletic Training Trainer - 11 4 - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 118 24 -

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - 40 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 118 24 -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 50 - -

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems - - 24 - -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - 18 - -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 12 - -

Sports & Athletics

Yes No
Football
Basketball
Baseball
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