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.
  • 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 (1,020) than NSU (1,020).
  • Nicholls State has higher submitted ACT score (19) than NSU (19).
  • NSU has more students with 10,735 students while Nicholls State has 6,225 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 - Northwestern State University of Louisiana and Nicholls State University.
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NSUvs.Nicholls State
Natchitoches, LouisianaLocationThibodaux, Louisiana
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedMaster's degree
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (medium programs)
In-State$8,672
Out-Of-State$19,460
Tuition & Fees
In-State$7,946
Out-Of-State$9,039
89% ($6,649)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)88% ($7,028)
$6,649Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,028
80.29 %Acceptance Rates93.74 %
43.56 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)50.54 %
1,020SAT Score1,133
19ACT Score23
44 %Graduation Rate50 %
-Transfer-out Rate24 %
64 %Retention Rate70 %
10,735Student Population6,225
320Number of Faculties268
19 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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