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Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, LA
#87

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Founded in 1948, Nicholls State University is a public institution residing on 210 rural acres in Thibodaux, Louisiana. The school offers programs divided into seven colleges: Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Nursing and Allied Health, the John Folse Culinary Institute, the University College and Graduate Studies. The Nicholls Colonels compete in NCAA Division I athletics.

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Quick Facts


PO Box 2004, University Station
Thibodaux, LA 70310

2014-2015 Tuition

$17,481 Tuition and Fees

Students

5892 undergraduate students
38% male / 62% female

Admission

rolling application deadline
86.9% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: public
Year Founded: 1948

Programs Offered

associate degree, terminal associate degree, associate-transfer degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Elementary Education and Teaching, Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, Early Childhood Education and Teaching, Mathematics Teacher Education, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Petroleum Technology/Technician, Surveying Technology/Surveying, Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General, English Language and Literature, General, General Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Chemistry, General, Psychology, General, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Art/Art Studies, General, Music, General, Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General, Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist, Dietetics/Dietitian, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Finance, General, Management Information Systems, General, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, History, General, Mass Communication/Media Studies

Minors Offered

Computer Science, Elementary Education and Teaching, Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, Early Childhood Education and Teaching, Mathematics Teacher Education, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Engineering, General, Petroleum Technology/Technician, Surveying Technology/Surveying, French Language and Literature, Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General, Child Care and Support Services Management, Legal Assistant/Paralegal, English Language and Literature, General, General Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Chemistry, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Police Science, Geography, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Art/Art Studies, General, Music, General, Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General, Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist, Dental Hygiene/Hygienist, Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist, Physician Assistant, Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist, Pre-Pharmacy Studies, Ophthalmic and Optometric Support Services and Allied Professions, Other, Dietetics/Dietitian, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Finance, General, Management Information Systems, General, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, History, General, Mass Communication/Media Studies

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 5,892
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 4,707
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 977
Percent of male undergraduates: 38%
Percent of female undergraduates: 62%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: math, writing
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Student patrols; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, tennis
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 1 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 1
Aggravated assault 3 0 0
Burglary 4 8 6
Motor vehicle theft 0 1 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 1 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 3 0 0
Burglary 3 8 4
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 1 0 0
Drug law violations 5 5 20
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 5 10
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.