Nicholls State Admissions

The application fee is $20 for applying undergraduate school and $36 for graduate school at Nicholls State University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$20
Graduate Application Fees$36
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedAssociate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 93.70% and yield is 52.38%. 1,043 men and 1,608 women applied to Nicholls State and 963 men and 1,521 women students were accepted. Among them, 502 men and 799 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
Acceptance Ratio 93.70%92.33%94.59%
Yield 52.38%52.13%52.53%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 24 students (2% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,270 students (98%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 540 and 25th percentile is 430. The SAT Math score is 550 (75th) and 440 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 74 (75th percentile) and 74 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing430540
SAT Math440550
ACT Composite2024
ACT Math1824
ACT English2026
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Nicholls State University are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,037, ACT: 59 - Public Master's College and University (medium programs)).

Application Requirements

Nicholls State requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, Recommendations and Formal Demonstration of Competencies to its applicants. Next table summarizes Nicholls State University application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see Nicholls State online application page .
Nicholls State Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRequired
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended

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