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Nicholls State University

Nicholls State University, founded in 1948, is a public university located in Thibodaux, Louisiana, USA. Nicholls is part of the University of Louisiana System of universities.

Location

Address
University Station La Hwy 1
City
Thibodaux
State
LA
Zip/Post Code
70310

Stats

Total Undergrad enrollment
5892
Total Graduate enrollment
681
In State Tuition Fees
4475
Out State Tuition Fees
13966
ACT Score
22
SAT Score
1050
Grade Point Average(GPA)
3.19
Male Female Ratio
38:62
Acceptance Rate
88%
Student Faculty Ratio
20:01

Additional Information

College Type
Public
Religious Affiliation
N/A
Campus Housing
Yes
Mascot
Col. Tillou
Colors
Grey Red
Conference
Southland

College History

History

Looking for a great public university to earn your bachelor�s degree, or maybe even your master�s? Nicholls State University, located in Thibodaux, Louisiana, offers superb programs for many interests and skill levels. Associate�s degrees are offered in a few concentrations, mostly geared toward vocational training. Associate�s programs include Child Development Management, Culinary Arts, Petroleum Services, and Safety Technology. Bachelor�s degrees can be earned in almost every traditional field. Graduate programs include Education, Business Administration, Psychological Counseling, Mathematics, Marine and Environmental Biology, and School Psychology. Students are encouraged to apply for the honors program, and study abroad programs are offered for all eligible students. International study abroad opportunities offers programs in Europe and Costa Rica. Student life is booming on campus. Students are encouraged to get involved with the many student organizations, student government opportunities, residential halls, Greek life, community service clubs, athletic teams, and so much more. At Nicholls State University, there is no shortage of campus activity. Support services are a valuable resource to students of Nicholls. Individual tutoring is available to help struggling students, while various academic workshops are routinely available as well. Students are encouraged to take advantage of career services and academic advising. Financial aid is available for eligible students. Nicholls State University provides great academic programs and a supportive campus to foster educational progress.

College Specialty

Specialty

The mission of the Office of Financial Aid is to increase opportunities for student access to and success in higher education by helping students and their families seek, obtain, and make the best use of all financial resources. Through financial literacy and guidance, we support incoming students in making a successful transition to college. Furthermore, we contribute to the University�s retention efforts by providing on-going assistance to our continuing students to help make their academic endeavors attainable. While complying with Federal, State, and Institutional regulations and guidelines, we ensure equity and consistency in the delivery of funds to students.

Alumni

Alumni

Billy Tauzin, member of the United States House of Representatives from 1980 to 2005 Hilton Koch, former owner of the WNBA's Houston Comets Darryl Pounds, former NFL defensive back for the Washington Redskins and Denver Broncos Marty J. Chabert, state senator from Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes from 1992 to 1996 Norby Chabert, state senator from Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes since 2009 Gordon Dove, state representative since 2004 from Terrebonne Parish Hunt Downer, former Speaker of the Louisiana House of Representatives; assistant adjutant general of the Louisiana National Guard Anthony Guarisco, Jr. (Class of 1960, Business Administration), lawyer and state senator from Morgan City from 1976 to 1988 Joe Harrison, state representative since 2008 from Assumption, St. Mary and Terrebonne parishes Morris Lottinger, Jr., former state legislator and judge from Terrebonne Parish Lardarius Webb, current kickoff returner and cornerback with the Baltimore Ravens. Kareem Moore, safety for Washington Redskins Andrew Simoncelli, WWL-TV Producer; Professor Chuck Taylor, shoe designer Dwight Walker, former Running Back for the Cleveland Browns, and wide Receiver for the New Orleans Saints Jerome "Dee" Richard, attended 1973-1974, current member of the Louisiana House of Representatives from Lafourche Parish, one of only two Independents in the chamber Antonio Robinson, wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers Anatoly Bose, guard/forward for BC Astana Darryl Hamilton, 13 Year Major League Baseball Player Bobby April, 12 Year NFL Coach Bobby Felder, Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cornerback

Campus

Campus

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