Student Population by Gender

Nicholls State University has a total 6,453 enrolled students. By gender, 2,238 male and 4,215 female students (male-female ratio: 35:65) are attending Nicholls State.
5,864 students have enrolled in undergraduate programs and 589 students joined graduate programs at Nicholls State.
Total Student Enrolled In Academic Year 2018-2019 at Nicholls State University
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total6,4535,864589
Men2,2382,094144
Women4,2153,770445

Student Distribution by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, 4,448 White, 1,166 Black and 73 Asian students out of total 6,453 are attending at Nicholls State University. Comprehensive enrollment statistic data by race/ethnicity is shown in next chart.
All Students Undergraduate Graduate
Student Race/Ethnicity Distribution (all students) at Nicholls State University
Student Race/Ethnicity Distribution (Undergraduate) at Nicholls State University
Student Race/Ethnicity Distribution (Graduate) at Nicholls State University

Transfer-in Students (Undergraduate)

Among 5,864 enrolled in undergraduate programs, 324 are transfer-in students. The percentage of transfer-in students is 5.53%.260 students have transferred in as full-time status and 64 students transferred in as part-time status.
Transfer-in Students Population by Attendance Status at Nicholls State University

Online Classes (Distance Learning) Enrollment

Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially who want to continue education and work in field. At Nicholls State University, 769 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 2,400 students are enrolled in some online courses.
All StudentsEnrolled Exclusively Online Courses Enrolled in Some Online Courses
All Students6,4537692,400
Undergraduate5,8645442,283
Graduate589225117
Online Courses Student Enrollment at Nicholls State University

Student Location Enrolled Exclusively In Online Courses

695 students lived in Louisiana or jurisdiction in which the school is located are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 74 students live in other State or outside of the United States.
Louisiana ResidentsOther States in U.S. Outside of U.S.
All Students695695
Undergraduate496453
Graduate199242
Student Location Enrolled Exclusively In Distance Learning Course

Members In Southland

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