Graduate Program Overview

Nicholls State University is a four-years, public school located in Thibodaux, Louisiana. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2022-2023, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $8,241 for Louisiana residents and $9,334 for out-of-state students. It offers twenty-one (21) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameNicholls State University
TypeFour-years, Public
AddressUniversity Station La Hwy 1, Thibodaux, LA
Graduate School Students635 students
352 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2022-2023)In-State$8,241
Student to Faculty16:1 (6.25%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 21 Graduate Programs
12 Master's, 9 Post graduate certificates

2023 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2022-2023 graduate tuition & fees at Nicholls State University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Louisiana residents, the tuition & fees are $8,241 and $9,334 for non-Louisiana residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $564 for Louisiana residents and $680 for out-of-state students.
Updated with 2022-2023 tuition (Last update: Feb. 27, 2023)
2023 COATuition Trends
2023 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$564$680
Books & Supplies$1,300
Room & Board$10,602 (On-Campus) / $9,932 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,392 (On-Campus) / $5,262 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$24,535$25,628
Off-Campus Total$24,735$25,828
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2019-2023)

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Nicholls State University offers Masters, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 21 major areas - 12 Master's (5 online programs), 5 Post-Bachelor'(1 online programs), 4 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 6,769 students enrolled in Nicholls State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 635 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 124 male and 511 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 259 full-time and 376 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 352 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 94 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students124
Women Students511
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students259
Part-time Students376
By race/ethnicity 442 White, 121 Black, and 5 Asian students are attending at Nicholls State University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Two or more races4
12 students are younger than 22 and 122 students are older than 65. The school has 335 students aged between 22 and 30 and 189 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under12
40 & Over122
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Nicholls State University, 352 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 94 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment658
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses352
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses94
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses212
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses352
Louisiana Resident339
Other State In U.S.12
Outside of U.S.1

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