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Northwestern State University of Louisiana is a Public school located in Natchitoches, LA. Northwestern State University of Louisiana has a total enrollment of 9,179 with a graduation rate of 38% and a student/faculty ratio of 20:1.

If SAT (scholastic aptitude test) scores are required for admission to this school, both the SAT range and the national SAT averages will be displayed above. The SAT range is a reflection of the range of SAT scores that are generally (but not always) required to attend the school. The national SAT average distribution graph shows the average SAT scores for every school in the country. The Northwestern State University of Louisiana SAT range (if available) is highlighted in blue to give students a general idea of what their SAT scores would need to be to attend Northwestern State University of Louisiana.

School information

School typeDegree granting, primarily baccalaureate or above
Institutional categoryPublic
Avg. price for students receiving grants$9,290
Avg. price for students living on campus$21,102
Avg. price for students living off campus$21,830


Total applicants3,231
Total admissions2,713
Admission rate84%
Application fee$20
Average staff salary$55,773

25th percentile score

SAT math450
SAT reading420
SAT writing
ACT composite19

75th percentile score

SAT math550
SAT reading550
SAT writing
ACT composite24

Both the SAT and ACT scores are used for college admissions and generally contain the same types of content. The SAT score is derived by combining two sections with a low of 400 to a maximum score of 1600. The two sections are 200 to 800 for SAT Math and 200 to 800 for SAT Reading. The ACT composite score is derived by combining English, Math, Reading and Science with a range from 1 to 36.

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