Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, La


Nicholls, located in Thibodaux, LA, is a comprehensive regional university serving a diverse population of students. Nicholls is located in the heart of the bayou region, allowing for easy access to the Mississippi River, its tributaries, Louisiana’s wetlands, and the Gulf of Mexico. Nicholls capitalizes on the region’s geography and culture by offering distinctive academic programs in geomatics, the petroleum industry, and culinary arts. With its prime location along the banks of Bayou Lafourche, Nicholls also provides unique opportunities for instruction and research in the fields of marine and environmental science.

The university has assumed a leadership role in an area known for its agricultural, fishing, petrochemical and, oilfield-related industries. Nicholls continues to contribute significantly to the region’s growth in new technology, manufacturing, and international trade.

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Why Choose This University?


Continuous Studies: Classes are offered in an accelerated 8-week format with terms starting in January, March, June, August, and October.
Nationally Ranked: Our online degrees have earned national accolades and are awarded from an accredited, well-respected university.
Accredited: All of our courses are nationally accredited and meet the stringent educational requirements set forth by their accrediting bodies.
Dedicated Faculty: Faculty are active in research and publication, yet are deeply committed to teaching first while providing a personalized teaching atmosphere online.
Military Friendly: Nicholls State University is committed to providing outstanding service to the men and women of the United States Armed Forces both while on active duty and after separation.
Anywhere and Anytime: Complete your degree from home or wherever you have Internet access, making it convenient and flexible to fit in with your work schedule, family and other obligations.

Contact Information


906 East First Street
Thibodaux, LA 70301

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