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.
  • NSU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,086) than Nicholls State (1,086).
  • Nicholls State has higher submitted ACT score (23) than NSU (22).
  • NSU has more students with 11,081 students while Nicholls State has 6,453 students.
  • NSU has more full-time faculties with 319 faculties while Nicholls State has 258 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)
In-State$7,946
Out-Of-State$9,039
Tuition & Fees
In-State$8,672
Out-Of-State$19,460
75% ($6,829)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)81% ($7,575)
$6,829Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,575
93.74 %Acceptance Rates80.29 %
50.54 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)43.56 %
1,086SAT Score1,110
23ACT Score22
49 %Graduation Rate44 %
26 %Transfer-out Rate-
74 %Retention Rate71 %
6,453Student Population11,081
258Number of Faculties319
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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