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Study at Nicholls State University

Nicholls State University was founded in the year 1948 as a public university. It is built on a sprawling 210-acre campus and offers Enrolment to over 6, 000 graduates and postgraduates. At this university, one can choose to pursue bachelors degree, associate degree, or graduate degree programs in arts, accounting, agriculture, science, business administration, general education, healthcare, engineering and technology, nursing and music, among others. There are also several certificate courses and non-degree programs on offer.

Nicholls State University's athletics teams are nicknamed the Colonels, and they wear the team colors of red and gray. The university sponsors men's intercollegiate basketball, baseball, football, tennis and golf teams, along with women's intercollegiate basketball, soccer, softball, tennis, golf, volleyball, and track teams. There is also a separate women's cheerleading team.

Profile of Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, LA is home to Nicholls State. Thibodaux is a small city. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Nicholls State go up to the Post-Master's certificate.

Course Topics

Students commonly pursue studies in engineering technician.

Nicholls State Selectivity

Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants.


The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

Nicholls State has 6, 864 enrolled students .

Student Life

The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Southland Conference.

Nicholls State Tuition and Affordability

Nicholls State is a relative bargain, with lower tuition and fees than most schools offering similar degrees.

Nicholls State Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management233business management, accounting, marketing, business, MIS, finance
Liberal Arts151general studies, political science, English, history, sociology, French language
Education and Teaching137elementary school teaching, educational administration, school Counselling, physical education teaching, social studies teaching, secondary teaching, music teaching, special ed, . . .
Nursing and Emergency Medicine98registered nursing, EMT paramedic
Medical Support and Technology70health service and sciences, respiratory care tech, audiology and speech pathology
Engineering Technician68petroleum tech, mechanical engineering tech, surveying tech
Family and Social Work47family and consumer science, child care provider
Therapy and Counselling38psychology, Counselling psychology, educational psychology
Science36biology, marine biology, chemistry
Cooking and Culinary Arts32chef training
Media27mass communication
Security and Law Enforcement18criminal justice and police
Art Studies14art studies
Law11legal assistant
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy11dietitian
Mathematics10mathematics, math
Computer Science and Engineering8computer science
Agricultural Science and Management3agricultural management

Contact: Nicholls State

Nicholls State University

University Station La Hwy 1

Thibodaux, LA 70310

General Phone: (877) 642-4655


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