If you want to apply to Nicholls State University, the fee for the application is $20. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for an application fee waiver.
Students who submit their applications for Fall should hear back from Nicholls State University by September 1.
Nicholls State University does not offer early decision or early action..
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Nicholls State University is anot competitive school to get into. Nicholls State University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Nicholls State University **accepted 94% of students, around 2,484 of the 2,651 students who applied.
Schools that are not competitive to get into, like Nicholls State University, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.
Transfer student admissions is not competitive.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you stand out.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Application Essay||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Nicholls State University must submit the following items. Double check with Nicholls State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale)||2|
|Other Requirements||√||minimum state core curriculum (19 units), minimum overall GPA of 2.0|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Nicholls State University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.
Out of all students that were admitted, 95% submitted a class rank. At Nicholls State University 18% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 42% were in the top 25% and 72% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Nicholls State University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
Nicholls State University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2019, 2% of Nicholls State University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 98% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Nicholls State University students scored 550 or higher and 75% of students scored 430 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Nicholls State University students scored 540 or higher, and 75% scored a 430 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Nicholls State University, you should strive to earn between 20 and 24 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Nicholls State University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.
A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Nicholls State University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.
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For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Nicholls State University.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.Applicants should hear back by August 28.
Transfer students can enroll in Nicholls State University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Nicholls State University?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Nicholls State University.
Does Nicholls State University accept transfer credits?
Nicholls State University transfer credits from accredited institutions. Nicholls State University accepts:
CLEP subject tests DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit
Does Nicholls State University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Nicholls State University does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits
Do I have to submit test scores to Nicholls State University?
Nicholls State University. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
How hard is it to get into Nicholls State University? Nicholls State University is a open admission institution. The Nicholls State University acceptance rate is 94%. This means that the institution accepts 93 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
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.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Nicholls State University is 22. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Nicholls State University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Nicholls State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.34. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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