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Nursing at Nicholls State University

Every nursing school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the nursing program at Nicholls State University stacks up to those at other schools.

Nicholls State University is located in Thibodaux, Louisiana and approximately 6,769 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Nursing section at the bottom of this page.

Nicholls State University Nursing Degrees Available

Online Classes Are Available at Nicholls State University

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

For those who are interested in distance learning, Nicholls State University does offer online courses in nursing for the following degree levels:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

Nicholls State University Nursing Rankings

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Earnings of Nicholls State University Nursing Graduates

The median salary of nursing students who receive their bachelor's degree at Nicholls State University is $59,325. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $61,050 for all nursing students.


Concentrations Within Nursing

Nursing majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from Nicholls State University. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Registered Nursing 151

Careers That Nursing Grads May Go Into

A degree in nursing can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for LA, the home state for Nicholls State University.

Occupation Jobs in LA Average Salary in LA
Registered Nurses 43,110 $63,970
Medical and Health Services Managers 4,540 $100,710
Nurse Practitioners 2,820 $105,340
Nursing Instructors and Professors 800 $72,010
Nurse Anesthetists 740 $159,370


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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