Northwestern State University of Louisiana (out-of-state)



Academic Profile for 2021

Four Year Graduation Rate
28%

Six Year Graduation Rate
45%

Eight Year Graduation Rate
45%

Student to Faculty Ratio
19 to 1

First Year Retention Rate
71%


Distribution of Students per State

for the first-year class of
1,273
students in 2015

(Hover in each state to view details of distribution)

None
1 To 5
6 To 15
16 To 25
26 To 50
51 and Above

Student Race, Ethnicity, and Age Information


Total Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity for the 2018 school year

Students Total
9,994

Total Enrollment by Age for the 2018 school year

No records found

Other Learning Opportunities
Distance learning
Graduate level programs or courses are offered via distance education
Undergraduate level programs or courses are offered via distance education
Special learning
ROTC - Army
Study abroad
Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)


Accreditation

Institutional

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Agency Period of Accreditation Status
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
07/01/1941 - Current
Accredited
Specialized

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Agency / Program Period of Accreditation Status
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
[Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers]
01/01/1984 - Current
Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
[Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs]
04/01/2000 - Current
Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
[Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs]
09/01/1961 - Current
Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
[Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs]
03/01/1999 - Current
Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
[Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools]
01/01/1954 - Current
Accredited
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
[Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs]
(Shreveport School of Nursing in Shreveport, LA.)
06/01/1974 - Current
Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
[Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels]
(Shreveport School of Nursing in Shreveport, LA.)
05/05/2016 - Current
Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
[Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels]
(Shreveport School of Nursing in Shreveport, LA.)
10/03/2003 - Current
Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
[Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels]
(Shreveport School of Nursing in Shreveport, LA.)
10/03/2003 - Current
Accredited
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