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Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, LA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate94%

Nicholls State University Academics

Nicholls State University requires a minimum of 120 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree.

If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Additionally, Nicholls State University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

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Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted X
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Nicholls State University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Do I Have To Take At Nicholls State University?

Nicholls State University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement.

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Nicholls State University.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with Nicholls State University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Nicholls State University

When choosing a major, Nicholls State University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Nicholls State University. Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. Nicholls State University false.Nicholls State University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About Nicholls State University

Does Nicholls State University Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

🟨 Check with Nicholls State University directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.

Does Nicholls State University Offer Online Classes?

✅ Nicholls State University true for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Nicholls State University Offer AP Credit?

✅ Nicholls State University true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Nicholls State University Have An Honors Program?

🟨 To learn more about any possible honors programs at Nicholls State University, check with the school directly.

Does Nicholls State University Require Internships?

🟨 Nicholls State University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Additional Information About Nicholls State University

Nicholls State University Library

The main library on campus is the Allen J. Ellender Memorial Library and there are 3 other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Nicholls State University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

Nicholls State University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


Does Nicholls State University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Nicholls State University does not have any ROTC programs.

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