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Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, LA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate94%

About Nicholls State University

Nicholls State University is a public, state university in the town of Thibodaux, Louisiana. Nicholls State University was founded in 1948. The university enrolls around 6,134 students per year, including 6,134 undergrads.

Nicholls State University Acceptance Rate 2021

Around 94% of applicants get into Nicholls State University each year. Out of 2,651 applications received in 2021, 2,484 students were offered admission.

Nicholls State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 94%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.3
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Nicholls State University is located in Thibodaux, Louisiana, near New Orleans.

If you would like to see Nicholls State University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 10 to Thibodaux, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Louis Armstrong New Orleans International.

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College Info

906 East First Street Thibodaux, LA 70310

Campus Setting: Small Town

Nicholls State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Nicholls State University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Nicholls State University is Continuous processing.

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Wondering what life at Nicholls State University is like? There are approximately 6,134 students enrolled at Nicholls State University. 81% percent of students attend school full-time, 95% percent are from LA and 5% percent of students are from other states.


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