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.
  • SFA has more expensive tuition & fees ($21,616) than NSU ($19,460).
  • It is harder to admit to SFA than NSU.
  • SFA has a higher submitted SAT score (1,020) than NSU (1,020).
  • SFA has higher submitted ACT score (19) than NSU (19).
  • SFA has more students with 12,620 students while NSU has 11,447 students.
  • SFA has more full-time faculties with 530 faculties while NSU has 320 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Northwestern State University of Louisiana and Stephen F Austin State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
NSUSFA
NSUvs.SFA
Natchitoches, LouisianaLocationNacogdoches, Texas
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
In-State$8,672
Out-Of-State$19,460
Tuition & Fees
In-State$10,600
Out-Of-State$21,616
86% ($7,774)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)67% ($7,717)
$7,774Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,717
80.29 %Acceptance Rates65.43 %
43.56 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)32.28 %
1,020SAT Score1,070
19ACT Score21
47 %Graduation Rate54 %
-Transfer-out Rate31 %
76 %Retention Rate77 %
11,447Student Population12,620
320Number of Faculties530
19 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, 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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