82%

Acceptance Rate

$10,065

Avg.Financial Aid

002021

FAFSA Code

About Northwestern State University of Louisiana (NSU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

11,081

Website

www.nsula.edu/

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Location & Contact

Address

175 Sam Sibley Drive

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3183576011
Fax:
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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

1-Aug

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

82%

SAT Range

920 - 1160

ACT Range

19 - 24

Application Fee

$20

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$10,448

Average Annual Cost

$5,180

Books And Supplies

$1,300

Other Fees

$2,742

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,410

Budget For Other Expenses

$4,040

Total One Year Cost

$22,672

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

19:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

71%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

53%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$71

Faculty Overview

39%

Male Professors

61%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

308 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

307 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

116 Graduates

Psychology, General

90 Graduates

Biology, General

81 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

61 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

43 Graduates

Social Work

43 Graduates

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human...

41 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

29 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

28 Graduates

Industrial Production Technologies/...

27 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

27 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

25 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

24 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

22 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

21 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

20 Graduates

Mental and Social Health Services a...

19 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

15 Graduates

History

14 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

13 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

12 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

10 Graduates

Music

10 Graduates

Electrical Engineering Technologies...

9 Graduates

Mathematics

9 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

8 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

9,994

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

40%

Full-time

63%

Part-time

37%

Students Gender

Male

30%

US National: 44%

Female

70%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

57% White

2% Unknown

28% Black

6% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

7%

Out Of State

92%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$43,125 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

15%

Averege Housing Cost

$5,404/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,740/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,740/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Demons

School Colors

purple and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Southland Conference

Total Male Athletes

224

Total Female Athletes

132

Intramural Sports

14

Sports Club

10

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$30,700/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$34,300/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$18,681

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$194 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

93%

Average Aid Per Year

$10,065

Students Receiving Federal Grants

52%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,415

Students Receiving State Aid

76%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,490

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

66%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,747

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$10,997

$30K - $48K

$10,888

$48K - $75K

$8,032

$75K - $110K

$7,723

> $110K

$7,048

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$4,139,632

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$7,396,940

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