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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,180
$15,968 Out-of-State
$11,567
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
11.5%
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
61.8%
5,180 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
9,819
55.6% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
35.3%
373 Graduates

Costs

The median in-state tuition at Northwestern State University of Louisiana is $5,180, which is $1,811 less than the national median in-state tuition of $6,991. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $15,968, which is 308% of the cost for in-state students, and is $2,408 less than the national median out-of-state tuition of $18,376.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,567.

In 2016, 79% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 48% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Admissions

Northwestern State University of Louisiana received 5,180 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 60.3% annual growth. Out of those 5,180 applicants, 3,201 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 61.8% acceptance rate.

There were 9,819 students enrolled at Northwestern State University of Louisiana in 2016, and 22% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Northwestern State University of Louisiana has an overall enrollment yield of 45.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Enrollment

Northwestern State University of Louisiana has a total enrollment of 9,819 students. The full-time enrollment at Northwestern State University of Louisiana is 5,457 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,362. This means that 55.6% of students enrolled at Northwestern State University of Louisiana are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Northwestern State University of Louisiana, both undergraduate and graduate, is 58.4% White, 27.1% Black or African American, 5.17% Hispanic or Latino, 3.41% Two or More Races, 1.47% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.75% Asian, and 0.16% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Northwestern State University of Louisiana in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (18.4%), followed by Black or African American Female (11.2%) and White Male (9.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (0.96%), followed by White Male (0.54%) and Black or African American Female (0.41%).

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Graduates

In 2016, 865 more women than men graduated from Northwestern State University of Louisiana. The majority of students graduating from Northwestern State University of Louisiana are White. These 1,190 graduates mean that there were 2.34 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 509 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Northwestern State University of Louisiana is Registered Nursing with 235 graduates, followed by General Psychology with 111 graduates and General Studies with 104 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Northwestern State University of Louisiana, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Liberal Arts & Humanities, with 445 graduates, followed by Education with 255 graduates and Human Sciences with 45 graduates.

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Operations

Northwestern State University of Louisiana has an endowment valued at nearly $14.4M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $196,659 (1.37%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($414,206 on $28.9M) across all Master's Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Northwestern State University of Louisiana had a total expenditure of $102M. Of that $102M, they spent $41.9M on salaries and $18.7M on benefits.

Northwestern State University of Louisiana employs 112 Assistant professors, 71 Associate professors, and 55 Professors. Most academics at Northwestern State University of Louisiana are Female Assistant professors (72), Male Assistant professors (40), and Male Associate professors (38).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northwestern State University of Louisiana are: Office and Administrative Support, with 126 employees, Management, with 71 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 67 employees.

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