Nicholls Makes Hidden Gems of the Southeast List

THIBODAUX, La. — Nicholls State University was named one of 25 Hidden Gems of the Southeast by

In its methodology, used criteria including small annual enrollment, small class sizes, retention rates, student reviews from reputable resources that index college and university statistics, accreditation and prestige.

Of Nicholls, OnlineSchoolsCenter wrote: “Nicholls State University is a place of joy and passion. Students are extremely dedicated to their academic success, as well as their social experience. The campus setting is rural and the student body is culturally rich and diverse.”

The southeast region includes universities and colleges from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, West Virginia and Virginia.

Nicholls was one of two schools to make the list located in Louisiana. is a school resource geared toward helping business professionals, busy stay-at-home moms and dads and those with full schedules who would prefer an online option versus its brick and mortar counterpart.


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