Graduate Programs Overview

Nicholls State University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Thibodaux, Louisiana. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $8,084 for Louisiana residents and $9,177 for other students in average.

It offers twenty-three graduate programs: 13 Master's, 6 Post-Bachelor's, 4 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameNicholls State University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
AddressUniversity Station La Hwy 1, Thibodaux, LA
Graduate School Students585 students
288 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$8,084
Student to Faculty19:1 (5.26%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 23 Graduate Programs
13 Master's, 4 Doctorate, 10 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 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 $8,084 and $9,177 for non-Louisiana residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $553 for Louisiana residents and $669 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$553$669
Books & Supplies$1,300
Room & Board$10,156 (On-Campus) / $9,795 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,332 (On-Campus) / $5,232 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$23,872$24,965
Off-Campus Total$24,411$25,504
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Nicholls State University offers Masters, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 23 major areas - 12 Master's (4 online programs), 5 Post-Bachelor'(1 online programs), 3 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.
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Biological And Biomedical Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 6,491 students enrolled in Nicholls State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 585 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 128 male and 457 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 234 full-time and 351 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 288 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 117 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students128
Women Students457
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students234
Part-time Students351
By race/ethnicity 420 White, 102 Black, and 6 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 races6
11 students are younger than 22 and 94 students are older than 65. The school has 334 students aged between 22 and 30 and 146 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under11
40 & Over94
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, 288 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 117 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment585
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses288
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses117
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses180
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses288
Louisiana Resident269
Other State In U.S.17
Outside of U.S.2

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