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  • Students

    Find out more about the characteristics of students who attend NSU.

  • Admissions

    See how many students applied, accepted, and enrolled at NSU. Learn more about students’ high school preparation and test scores.

  • College Costs & Financial Aid

    Learn about costs to attend NSU and how much financial aid is typically awarded.

  • Net Price Calculator

    Estimate your cost to attend NSU in a few simple steps.

  • Classes and Campus Life

    Learn more about professors, where students live, and campus safety at NSU.

  • Student Experiences

    Discover ways to be actively involved in your education at NSU – inside and outside the classroom.

  • Majors, Graduation and Next Steps

    See which majors are most popular at NSU and what recent graduates plan to do after earning their bachelor's degree.

  • Student Success & Progress

    Discover how many students who start at NSU finish their bachelor's degree and how long it takes.

  • Student Learning Outcomes

    Figure out what learning gains to expect in critical thinking, writing, and other important subjects at NSU.

Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Northwestern State University (c.1884) is committed to making a positive difference in the lives of its students. The main campus is located in Natchitoches, Louisiana, but NSU makes it possible for students to take classes at one of its three satellite campuses or at one of its six branch campus sites located throughout Central Louisiana. NSU is also a leader in the delivery of internet-based options. NSU is a friendly, student-oriented university that is “large enough to serve you, but small enough to know you."

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Living in the Community

The Demons Community

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There's something for everyone! With over 100 organizations at NSU to choose from, students can get involved. NSU is proud to host 14 NCAA recognized sports, as well as intramurals and club sports. Check out our great "Spirit of Northwestern" marching band. The state-of-the-art Wellness Center (WRAC) makes it easy for students to stay physically fit while remaining involved on campus. Living on campus is easy - just choose one of our great options that we have to offer. Access to computers abounds, with computer labs in all areas of campus and Wi-Fi connection in designated areas.