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 Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • NSU has more expensive tuition & fees ($19,460) than Nicholls State ($9,039).
  • It is harder to admit to NSU than Nicholls State.
  • Nicholls State has a higher submitted SAT score (1,080) than NSU (1,054).
  • Nicholls State has higher submitted ACT score (22) than NSU (20).
  • NSU has more students with 11,447 students while Nicholls State has 6,769 students.
  • NSU has more full-time faculties with 320 faculties while Nicholls State has 268 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Nicholls State University and Northwestern State University of Louisiana.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Nicholls StateNSU
Nicholls Statevs.NSU
Thibodaux, LouisianaLocationNatchitoches, Louisiana
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Master's degreeHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Master's College and University (medium programs)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Tuition & Fees
82% ($7,369)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)86% ($7,774)
$7,369Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,774
93.74 %Acceptance Rates80.29 %
50.54 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)43.56 %
1,080SAT Score1,054
22ACT Score20
45 %Graduation Rate47 %
2 %Transfer-out Rate-
75 %Retention Rate76 %
6,769Student Population11,447
268Number of Faculties320
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, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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