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 Nicholls State ($9,039).
  • It is harder to admit to SFA than Nicholls State.
  • Nicholls State has a higher submitted SAT score (1,070) than SFA (1,070).
  • Nicholls State has higher submitted ACT score (21) than SFA (21).
  • SFA has more students with 12,000 students while Nicholls State has 6,225 students.
  • SFA has more full-time faculties with 530 faculties while Nicholls State has 268 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Stephen F Austin State University and Nicholls State University.
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SFANicholls State
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SFAvs.Nicholls State
Nacogdoches, TexasLocationThibodaux, Louisiana
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedMaster's degree
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (medium programs)
In-State$10,600
Out-Of-State$21,616
Tuition & Fees
In-State$7,946
Out-Of-State$9,039
80% ($7,920)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)88% ($7,028)
$7,920Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,028
65.43 %Acceptance Rates93.74 %
32.28 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)50.54 %
1,070SAT Score1,133
21ACT Score23
53 %Graduation Rate50 %
31 %Transfer-out Rate24 %
76 %Retention Rate70 %
12,000Student Population6,225
530Number of Faculties268
17 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
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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