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Nicholls State University Student Life

Nicholls State University is on a 210-acre campus in a small town setting in Thibodaux, Louisiana, not far from New Orleans. There are many activities and organizations for Nicholls State University students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Nicholls State University also has fraternities and sororities.

Nicholls State University students' favorite campus events are Homecoming, Spring Fest, and Family Day.

Does Nicholls State University offer student housing?

Nicholls State University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Nicholls State University students live off campus. In 2021, 22% of undergrads at Nicholls State University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 78% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Nicholls State University. There are 1,582 spots available in on-campus housing for all 5,896 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,542 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 2% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Nicholls State University offers coed housing and .

Safety at Nicholls State University

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Nicholls State University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Nicholls State University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Nicholls State University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.

Plan a Visit to Nicholls State University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Nicholls State University, take Interstate 10 to Thibodaux, LA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Louisiana you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Nicholls State University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Nicholls State University Students

63%

Women

37%

Men

83%

Full Time

17%

Part Time

95%

In State

5%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

69%

19%

4%

3%

2%

2%

1%

1%

0.04%

Undergraduate Students

5,896

Graduate Students

4,575

Non-Resident / International Students

95

Nicholls State University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

10,471

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

94%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,898

Out-of-State

$8,991

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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