Northwestern State University of Louisiana Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Natchitoches, LA, Northwestern State University of Louisiana is one of the best universities in the state of Louisiana. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Northwestern State University of Louisiana in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Northwestern State University of Louisiana.

  • According to AbbreviationFinder, Northwestern State University of Louisiana is often abbreviated as NSU.

College Avenue Natchitoches, LA 71497
Phone: (800) 426-3754
Email: [email protected]
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Rankings: Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.6
Graduation and retention ranking: 91
Average freshman retention rate: 66.8%
6-year graduation rate: 34.8%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 77
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 52.8%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 9.4%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 16:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 77.6%
Student selectivity ranking: 63
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 18-23
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 14%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 38%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 82.7%
Financial resources rank: 78
Alumni giving rank: 65
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 6.1%

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Essential Facts: Northwestern State University of Louisiana

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General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 18%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 10%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 6%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: N/A
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: N/A
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? No
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance mandatory, honor code, hazing prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA I
Men’s scholarship sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook