Nicholls State University Rankings by Salary Score

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Nicholls State University's Top Ranking

Nicholls State University is ranked on 1 list of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at Nicholls State University

We calculated a salary score for each of Nicholls State University's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Nicholls State University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for Nicholls Associate Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Mining and Petroleum Technologies/Technicians 41 100% 100% $17,930 $50,440 41

Salary Scores for Nicholls Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 8 95% 95% $18,600 $37,480 8
Biology, General 2 100% 100% $22,500 $17,620 2
Business Administration, Management and Operations 23 97% 97% $22,960 $36,280 23
Communication and Media Studies 27 100% 100% $23,590 $29,690 27
Culinary Arts and Related Services 32 100% 100% $25,000 $29,410 32
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services 27 100% 100% Not Reported $28,600 27
English Language and Literature, General 17 79% 79% $19,250 $24,040 17
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General 26 94% 94% $31,700 $26,930 26
Fine and Studio Arts 18 92% 92% Not Reported $21,510 18
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 19 100% 100% $23,000 $25,190 19
History 32 94% 94% $25,370 $27,670 32
Management Information Systems and Services 2 92% 92% Not Reported $31,760 2
Marketing 15 88% 88% $15,000 $35,420 15
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 23 89% 89% $20,690 $30,000 23
Psychology, General 18 93% 93% $21,600 $25,580 18
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 28 97% 97% $22,460 $59,330 28
Sociology 14 100% 100% $28,620 $26,590 14
Special Education and Teaching 34 95% 95% $22,050 $36,340 34
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 79 97% 97% $22,470 $39,780 79

Salary Scores for Nicholls Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 23 100% 100% Not Reported $54,640 23
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 36 97% 97% $49,220 $43,430 36
Curriculum and Instruction 28 100% 100% $18,000 $44,930 28
Educational Administration and Supervision 19 100% 100% $29,280 $44,900 19
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 18 100% 100% $38,470 $79,850 18
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 27 100% 100% Not Reported $40,550 27
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 23 100% 100% $21,200 $41,410 23

Most Recent Reviews

Chelsie Bryant 6/29/2019

The education program at Nicholls State University was a great experience in helping me grow into a confident teacher. Middle school can be a tough age to teach, and NSU prepared me for everything I needed to begin my journey. The professors were helpful, the classmates became family, and my advisor was always easy to reach.

Blake 2/14/2019

Nicholls State University is very student oriented. Throughout my time here, I never had a problem with professors or administration. They are all very eager to help you succeed. I have also built many professional relationships with faculty and staff alike. My advisor was very, very helpful in getting me to my education goals. Because of her, I have two degrees and five minors. Nicholls is a great place to attend. It is big enough to include everything they need, but also small enough so that an individual... Read More