Nicholls Ranked Among Top 50 Most Affordable Online

THIBODAUX, La. — ranked Nicholls State University in its top 50 for most affordable online programs.

Nicholls was ranked No. 49 by the online resource. Nicholls Online has nine bachelor’s programs: business administration, English, health sciences, history, interdisciplinary studies, nursing, political science, psychology – pre counseling and sociology.

“This ranking is one of many that shows our commitment to providing the Bayou Region a respected and affordable option to further their education,” said Dr. Sue Westbrook, provost and vice president for academic affairs. “Earning a bachelor’s degree from Nicholls has proven to be a path to climbing the economic ladder.” used six data points to determine its top 50: 

  • student satisfaction, 
  • admission rates, 
  • number of programs, 
  • median debt of graduates, 
  • degrees offered
  • graduation rates. 

Nicholls Online uses a student-friendly course delivery to allow students to conveniently complete your degree from home. Classes can also be completed in an accelerated 8-week format. provides students with accurate and actionable data on every online college program in the United States. Their goal is to help students cut through the jargon to find affordable, quality online college education right for them.


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