Nicholls named a top five college in Louisiana

THIBODAUX, La. — Nicholls State University has been named one of the top universities and colleges in Louisiana in an inaugural report by College Consensus.

A new, online college review aggregator, College Consensus combines rankings from respected college ranking publishers with student reviews to create their unique rating system.

“While it is no surprise to us that Nicholls is among the best universities in the region and the state, it is gratifying to see the hard work of our faculty, staff and students validated publicly,” said Nicholls President, Dr. Jay Clune. “We pride ourselves in giving the Bayou Region access to an affordable, high-quality education.”

College Consensus creates a Publisher Rating, comprised of the most recent rankings from Academic Ranking of World Universities, Center for World University Rankings, Forbes, Times Higher Education World University Rankings, QS World University Rankings, U.S. News and World Report and Washington Monthly. The Publisher Rating is then combined with a student rating score collected from resources such as Unigo, Cappex and Niche to produce the overall score.

Nicholls student score of 76 is tied for second in the state of Louisiana and ranks among the top 200 in the country.

“As a regional university, Nicholls State University focuses on practical, market-ready degree programs in areas like nursing, teaching and business,” the report states. “Nicholls knows what the residents of Cajun country need, and have been meeting those needs for generations.”


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