Nicholls Sales Honored by Sales Education Foundation

THIBODAUX, La. — Nicholls State University has been named a “Top University Sales Program” by the Sales Education Foundation for 2019.

The list includes more than 150 schools, both in the U.S. and internationally, and only five from Louisiana. The honor was published in the Sales Education Annual magazine.

Of Nicholls, the magazine points out the program boasts a 95 percent job placement rate, a sales lab and the annual Bayou Sales Challenge, a regional intercollegiate sales role-play competition hosted by the College of Business Administration each spring.

The Annual mentions, “Nicholls also has a cross-disciplinary degree program with finance to prepare students for a career in financial services marketing.”

The Bayou Sales Challenge is also separately mentioned in the magazine as a unique event showcasing the next generation of sales professionals. For more about the challenge, visit  

The magazine can be viewed online at

Since its beginning in 2007, the non-profit Sales Education Foundation has elevated the sales profession through college and university programs. SEF proudly partners with academic trailblazers and industry professionals to establish and support effective sales education around the world.


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