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.
  • Sam Houston State has more expensive tuition & fees ($18,752) than Nicholls State ($9,039).
  • It is harder to admit to Sam Houston State than Nicholls State.
  • Nicholls State has a higher submitted SAT score (1,133) than Sam Houston State (1,035).
  • Nicholls State has higher submitted ACT score (23) than Sam Houston State (21).
  • Sam Houston State has more students with 21,612 students while Nicholls State has 6,225 students.
  • Sam Houston State has more full-time faculties with 804 faculties while Nicholls State has 268 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Nicholls State University and Sam Houston State University.
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Nicholls Statevs.Sam Houston State
Thibodaux, LouisianaLocationHuntsville, Texas
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Master's degreeHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Master's College and University (medium programs)Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral/Research University
In-State$7,946
Out-Of-State$9,039
Tuition & Fees
In-State$8,960
Out-Of-State$18,752
88% ($7,028)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)73% ($7,937)
$7,028Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,937
93.74 %Acceptance Rates74.39 %
50.54 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)31.19 %
1,133SAT Score1,035
23ACT Score21
50 %Graduation Rate57 %
24 %Transfer-out Rate24 %
70 %Retention Rate73 %
6,225Student Population21,612
268Number of Faculties804
16 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio20 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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