PO Box 2004, Thibodaux, LA 70310 985-448-4507
http://www.nicholls.edu nicholls@nicholls.edu
About Nicholls State University
  • Year of Foundation 1948
  • Size of Campus 210 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 6,886
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 61%, 39%, 4%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $2,231 in-state, $7,679 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $4,556
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 20
  • Enrollment No. 6,246
If you are a prospective student and want to achieve your dreams, I can promise you a strong commitment by the faculty and staff to help you succeed. We are here totally for you. We are committed to giving you the best possible “education with a personal touch.” Nicholls State University, located in Thibodaux, La., is a comprehensive regional university serving a diverse population of traditional and nontraditional students. Tax-supported and co-educational, the institution first opened its doors on Sept. 23, 1948, as Francis T. Nicholls Junior College of Louisiana State University. In 1956, the Louisiana Legislature separated Nicholls from LSU and authorized it to develop four-year curricula.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of students in fraternities 9
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, dress/hair code, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Percent students who are frat members 5%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 4%
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Jubilee, Crawfish Day
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Number of sororities 7
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Collegiate Ministry, Chi Alpha, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Lambda Delta, Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Delta Sigma Pi, Kappa Pi, Kappa Omicron Nu, Order of Omega, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Psi Chi, Sigma Alpha Iota, Sigma Tau Delta, Upsilon Pi Epsilon, Eta Sigm
  • Number of frats 9
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Alpha Phi Alpha, Delta Sigma Theta, Kappa Aplha Psi, Omega Psi Phi, Phi Beta Sigma, Zeta Phi Beta
  • Distance to nearest airport New Orleans, Louisiana (50), Baton Rouge, Louisiana (60)
  • Distance to nearest train New Orleans, Louisiana (50)
  • Distance to nearest bus New Orleans, Louisiana (50)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms, apartments for married students, special housing for disabled students, special housing for international students, other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 7
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 95%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 5%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 15%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
Campus Services
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books 38,513
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 610
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library Facilities Archival collections include Antebellum Plantation papers, local history collections, and papers of Senator Allen J. Ellender.
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 438,495
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Museums Ameen Art Gallery
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,999
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 24
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 7,250
  • Number Of Microforms 341,068
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 94
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 3,804
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 250
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,000
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 9%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Village