UNDERGRADUATES & GRADUATES
Nicholls State University’s academic life is defined by not only its faculty and students’ unique abilities for turning knowledge into action, but also for taking full advantage of Nicholls’s vast access to world-class partnerships, policy-research initiatives and one-of-a-kind learning opportunities.
“I can fit into any crowd. But coming to Nicholls introduced me to people of all kinds, and I really enjoy opening up to other cultures and people. I feel there is no school as friendly as Nicholls!”
COLLEGES & SCHOOLS
When you find your home in one of our colleges or schools, you’ll tap into a powerful academic community that will support you on a path to make a difference in the world.
Our patient-focused education is built upon an experience-driven curriculum. 100% of Nicholls nursing graduates are employed or enter graduate school within the first year after they leave our campus, and our students regularly pass the licensure exam at a higher rate than the state and national average.
The Nicholls College of Business is AACSB-accredited, a distinction held by less than 5% of business schools worldwide. The College of Business offers the country’s only maritime management degree concentration designed and supported by industry leaders.
Nicholls provides 80% of the Bayou Region’s teachers and nurses. Nicholls is highly respected for producing award-winning teachers, principals and administrators, including more than 90 percent of the Lafourche Parish Teachers of the Year over the last five years.
In recent years, Nicholls biology students and faculty have spearheaded coastal restoration efforts including growing, harvesting and planting over 30,000 plants in coastal habitats.
Nicholls ranks in the 85th percentile of public colleges and universities when it comes to helping students move from the bottom 20 percent of income distribution to the top 20 percent after graduation.
Nestled in the heart of Louisiana’s Bayou Region, the
Chef John Folse Culinary Institute invites aspiring chefs with an adventurous palate and an insatiable desire to work in the food and service industries to pursue a Bachelor of Science or Associate of Science degree in culinary arts at Nicholls, currently the only post-secondary institution in Louisiana offering a four-year culinary degree.
The University Honors Program will enhance your academic experience as a high-achieving and highly motivated student, creating for you a community of creativity and excellence. Within the classroom, you’ll receive a personalized education through innovative teaching and limited class size. Outside the classroom, you’ll enjoy exclusive privileges, such as, a dedicated study center, first-day registration, special lectures and travels and opportunities for independent research and international study.
We can put you on that path. Explore our areas of study and let us help determine a learning experience that’s exactly right for your future.
Reasons to enroll in NICHOLLS ONLINE PROGRAM:
Nicholls Online degrees are the best value in Louisiana and designed to fit your schedule.
Our online degrees have earned national accolades and are awarded from an accredited, well-respected university.
Advance your career with one of our 100% online associate, bachelor’s or master’s degrees.