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 OfferedAssociate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2020-21, the acceptance rate is 93.29% and the yield is 40.34%. 1,102 men and 2,087 women applied to Nicholls State and 1,010 men and 1,965 women students were accepted. Among them, 424 men and 776 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2020). 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 93.29%91.65%94.15%
Yield 40.34%41.98%39.49%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2020-2021, 42 students (4% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,138 students (96%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 580 and the 25th percentile is 490. The SAT Math score is 590 (75th) and 500 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 24 (75th percentile) and 19 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing490580
SAT Math500590
ACT Composite1924
ACT Math1925
ACT English1724
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Nicholls State University are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,033, ACT: 58 - 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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