Nicholls online educational leadership degree receives national ranking

THIBODAUX, La. — Nicholls State University’s online educational leadership degree was ranked in the top 25 for academic strength and value by an online school option resource.

Nicholls was ranked No. 17 and was the only school in Louisiana to make the top 25. Nicholls received an academic score of 63 percent — the highest achieved on the list being 74 percent.

Guide to Online Schools evaluated 1,214 institutions based on academic excellence and affordability. The online resource used data made available online including degrees, tuition rates, details about the program coursework and from the National Center for Education Statistics.

An educational leadership degree prepares students for careers including principal, vice principal or academic dean at an institution of higher learning.

Guide to Online Schools offers students free, easy-to-use tools allow prospective students to find schools based on attributes including degree, tuition, student recommendation rate and military benefits.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 11, 2018

CONTACT: Jacob Batte, Media Relations and Publications Coordinator,  985.448.4141 or jacob.batte@nicholls.edu