Nicholls State University
Nicholls State says it "is committed to the principle that, while general education prepares students for personal and professional success in the specialized focus of their majors, it also provides a lasting broader foundation for intellectual and personal growth, for critical inquiry and problem-solving, and for ethical and responsible choices." [Source]
- Undergraduate Enrollment:5,636
- 4-Year Graduation Rate:21%
- Tuition & Fees (In State):$7,641 annually
- Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$18,572 annually
General Education Requirements
No credit given for Composition because students may test out of the "English Composition" requirement through SAT or ACT scores, and the "Writing Intensive" requirement may be satisfied by courses that do not focus on expository writing.
3. Foreign LanguageNO
4. U.S. Government or HistoryNO
No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the History section of the "Humanities" requirement.
No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social and Behavioral Sciences" requirement.
No credit given for Mathematics because students may test out of the "Quantitative Reasoning: Mathematics" requirement through SAT or ACT scores.
General Education Assessment
Nicholls State University uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit www.voluntarysystem.org.
Curriculum last evaluated: 04/28/2017