The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, public schools.
  • Lamar University has more expensive tuition & fees ($18,482) than Nicholls State ($9,039).
  • It is harder to admit to Lamar University than Nicholls State.
  • Nicholls State has a higher submitted SAT score (1,133) than Lamar University (1,005).
  • Nicholls State has higher submitted ACT score (23) than Lamar University (20).
  • Lamar University has more students with 16,637 students while Nicholls State has 6,769 students.
  • Lamar University has more full-time faculties with 434 faculties while Nicholls State has 268 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Nicholls State University and Lamar University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Nicholls StateLamar University
Nicholls Statevs.Lamar University
Thibodaux, LouisianaLocationBeaumont, Texas
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Master's degreeHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Master's College and University (medium programs)Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral/Research University
In-State$7,946
Out-Of-State$9,039
Tuition & Fees
In-State$8,690
Out-Of-State$18,482
82% ($7,369)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)64% ($7,751)
$7,369Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,751
93.74 %Acceptance Rates81.65 %
50.54 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)32.55 %
1,133SAT Score1,005
23ACT Score20
45 %Graduation Rate37 %
2 %Transfer-out Rate36 %
75 %Retention Rate69 %
6,769Student Population16,637
268Number of Faculties434
19 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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