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 Sam Houston State ($18,752).
  • It is harder to admit to Sam Houston State than NSU.
  • Sam Houston State has a higher submitted SAT score (1,035) than NSU (1,020).
  • Sam Houston State has higher submitted ACT score (21) than NSU (19).
  • Sam Houston State has more students with 21,912 students while NSU has 11,447 students.
  • Sam Houston State has more full-time faculties with 804 faculties while NSU has 320 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Sam Houston State University and Northwestern State University of Louisiana.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Sam Houston StateNSU
Sam Houston Statevs.NSU
Huntsville, TexasLocationNatchitoches, Louisiana
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Doctoral/Research UniversityCarnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
In-State$8,960
Out-Of-State$18,752
Tuition & Fees
In-State$8,672
Out-Of-State$19,460
75% ($7,285)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)86% ($7,774)
$7,285Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,774
74.39 %Acceptance Rates80.29 %
31.19 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)43.56 %
1,035SAT Score1,020
21ACT Score19
58 %Graduation Rate47 %
23 %Transfer-out Rate-
79 %Retention Rate76 %
21,912Student Population11,447
804Number of Faculties320
21 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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