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Northwestern State University

Northwestern State University of Louisiana (NSU), founded in 1884, is a four- year public, fully accredited, institution of higher education in Natchitoches, Louisiana. Northwestern State University is a student-oriented institution of higher learning that serves more than 11,000 students on its main campus in Natchitoches and at instructional sites in Shreveport, Alexandria, and Leesville as well as the Joint Readiness Training Center/Ft. Polk and Barksdale Air Force Base. The university is a pioneer in online learning, offering 40 online programs and hundreds of courses to students across the country and world.

Website:

https://www.nsula.edu

Category:

Large public

Military Friendly Rating

We rate how Military Friendly an organization is within 6 different categories. Learn more about our methodology.

The rating below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly.

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

52.76

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

65.91

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

49.56

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

70.59

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

94.44

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

41.46

Why you should attend?

Proud of its long military friendly history, Northwestern State University wants to meet the educational needs of our military members. Northwestern, named a military Friendly School previously, welcomes adult learners. Students may apply college level life, work and military experiences toward degree requirements through Prior Learning Assessment. Students may also use previously earned college credit, transfer credit from other training or educational pursuits, and take challenge tests to earn academic credit toward a baccalaureate degree. Students can earn a degree entirely online that provides flexibility and convenience and enables the adult military student to continue working while completing a degree.