Admissions Information

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 Offered1-Year Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 97.19% and the yield is 45.49%. 858 men and 1,309 women applied to Nicholls State and 823 men and 1,283 women students were accepted. Among them, 381 men and 577 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2021). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
Acceptance Rate 97.19%95.92%98.01%
Yield 45.49%46.29%44.97%
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2021-2022, 19 students (2% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 925 students (98%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 605 and the 25th percentile is 520. The SAT Math score is 623 (75th) and 518 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 25 (75th percentile) and 20 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing520605
SAT Math518623
ACT Composite2025
ACT Math1824
ACT English2126
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Nicholls State University are relatively high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,057, ACT: 60 - public Master's College and University (medium programs)).

Application Requirements

It 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. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Nicholls State University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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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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