Nicholls Nursing Ranked Top 50 in U.S. by

THIBODAUX, La. — Nicholls State University’s nursing program has earned a top 50 ranking in the country by

The online resource rated the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program as No. 47 in its 2020 list ranked programs based on information including data from the U.S. Department of Education, licensure pass rate, school amenities, accreditation, student organizations and hands-on learning opportunities. 

“Rankings such as this reflect the quality of the program of nursing, and we are a quality program,” said Associate Dean of Nursing Rebecca Lyons. “We are meeting the demand for the degree and career path in the Bayou Region and beyond. The curriculum is rigorous and this is what the profession demands. Nicholls provides for excellence in nursing education in a caring and nurturing atmosphere. This is what sets Nicholls apart.”

About 80 percent of the Bayou Region’s nurses are Nicholls alumni. Nursing is the most popular program on campus, and it’s also one of the most successful programs in the South. Nicholls nursing graduates typically pass the RN licensure exam at rates higher than state and national averages.  Students receive a hands-on education from award-winning and experienced faculty. 100 percent of recent Nicholls nursing graduates are employed or in graduate school. For more information, call 448-4696 or visit

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