Northwestern State University of LouisianaSchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Natchitoches, Louisiana Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$8,768

Avg in-state tuition

$19,556

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Northwestern State University of Louisiana is a medium-sized public university located on a rural campus in Natchitoches, Louisiana. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 10,900, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 82%. The university offers 35 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 44%, and a student-faculty ratio of 20:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $8,768, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $19,556.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

82% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 82%

Retention Rate 70%

Graduation Rate 44%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1010-1210

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 19-24

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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72%

Female Student Population

20:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

11k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

57%

Black

27%

Hispanic

6%

Two or more races

4%

Unknown

1%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

53% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

54%

State Grant Aid

78%

Institution Grant Aid

65%

Pell Grant

53%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,271
State Grant Aid $4,209
Institution Grant Aid $4,949
Pell Grant Aid $4,888
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Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.