209 Roy Hall,Natchitoches, LA 71497 318-357-4078
http://www.nsula.edu admissions@nsula.edu
About Northwestern State University
  • Year of Foundation 1884
  • Size of Campus 916 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 8,788
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state
  • App. Deadlines July 6
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $3,602 In-state, $9,680 Out-of-state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $20
  • Enrollment No. 9,244
Northwestern State University of Louisiana stands on ground that has been dedicated to learning for well over a hundred years. Northwestern State University of Louisiana stands on ground that has been dedicated to learning for one hundred twenty-five years. Although, primarily a regional institution, Northwestern also offers an opportunity for education at other satellite locations. Specifically, distance learning is available in Leesville, Shreveport, Alexandria, and Jonesville. Northwestern was the first institution in Louisiana to gain 100 percent accreditation of all eligible academic programs.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 4
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming Week, Diversity University, Big Easy Week, Demon Daze, Let's Talk About . . . , Greek Week
  • Number of students in fraternities 10
  • Percent students who are frat members 9%
  • Number of honor societies Blue Key, Gamma Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi, Pi Sigma Alpha, Phi Eta Sigma, Alpha Psi Omega, Phi Kappa Phi, Order of Omega, Rho Lambda, Alpha Lambda Delta, Epsilon Delta Pi, Purple Jackets
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 8
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha Omega, Baptist Collegiate Ministries, Catholic Student Organization, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, The Foundation, Latter Day Saints Institute, Chi Alpha, Numinous
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 5%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African American Caucas, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Alpha Phi Alpha, Delta Sigma Theta, Omega Psi Phi
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 10
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Distance to nearest airport Shreveport, LA (80), Alexandria, LA (60)
  • Distance to nearest train Shreveport, LA (80)
  • Distance to nearest bus Natchitoches, LA (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 37%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (66%), sorority housing, fraternity housing, apartments for married students (2%), apartment for single students (32%), special housing for disabled students, other housing options
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 63%
  • Number of students using college housing 20%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
Campus Services
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities Mildred Hart Bailey, Melrose Collection, Caroline Dormon, Robert DeBlieux, Sterling Cook, Chamber of Commerce, Joe Dellmon (photographs), Francois Mignon, Giles Millspaugh, James Register, Federal Writers Project, Ghost Moving, Joe Henry, Egan Family, Post
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 765,833
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums Williamson(Native American Craft), National Center for Preservation of Technology and Training, Louisiana Creole Heritage Center, Louisiana Folklife Center, Louisiana Regional Folklife Center, The Space Science Group
  • 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)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,446
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 612,585
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 2,919
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 11%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,207