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Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, LA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate94%
Acceptance Rate94%

Nicholls State University Academics

Nicholls State University requires at least 120 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree.

Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. The school accepts AP creditbut not IB credits. Additionally, Nicholls State University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

Nicholls State University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted Unknown
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 Will I 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

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

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
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.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

Nicholls State University does not require students to complete a senior project.

Double Majoring at Nicholls State University

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 looking for a job or applying to grad school.


Frequently Asked Questions About Nicholls State University


Does Nicholls State University Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ Nicholls State University offers services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Nicholls State University Have An Online Program?

✅ Nicholls State University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Nicholls State University Offer AP Credit?

✅ Nicholls State University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. 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?

✅ Nicholls State University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

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.


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.

ROTC

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 college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Nicholls State University does not have any ROTC programs.

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

6,134

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

94%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$5,853

Out-of-State

$6,399

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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