Founded in 1948, Nicholls State University is a comprehensive, regional institution located in Thibodaux, Louisiana, USA. It offers a wide variety of accredited programs at graduate and undergraduate levels, as well as non-degree and certification programs.

The John Folse Culinary Institute at Nicholls State University is the first culinary institute in America to specialize in regional cooking.

Nicholls State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The College of Business Administration's baccalaureate and master's degrees are accredited by AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). The department of accounting is separately accredited by AACSB. The College of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. The Division of Art is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. The College of Nursing and Allied Health is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences is accredited by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Council for Accreditation. The Department of Mass Communication is accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Each of the eligible programs within the Department of Allied Health Sciences is fully accredited.

The Computer Science curriculum is accredited by the Computer Science Accreditation Commission of the Computing Sciences Accreditation Board. The programs in Music are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.

Ranking Profile:

- Nicholls State University is placed in Tier 2 in the category "Regional Universities (South)" by US News (2011).

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