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NSU has record spring enrollment of 10,155

NSU has record spring enrollment of 10,155

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University has a spring enrollment of 10,155, which is the largest for a spring semester in the university’s 135-year history. The previous record of 9,931was set last spring.

The registration count increased by 224 students or 2.2 percent over last spring.

“The record spring […]

NSU has $428 million impact on region

NSU has $428 million impact on region
Findings represents 1.4 % GRP of 10-parish region

NATCHITOCHES—Northwestern State University’s economic impact on the Northwest and Central Louisiana region last year was $428.2 million based on a study by a multi-nation research company that has conducted 1,800 economic development surveys for universities.

NSU president […]

BOM is NSU’s official bank

Newly-designed Speed Demon cards will be available

By:  Leah Jackson

NATCHITOCHES – BOM is now the official bank of Northwestern State University and as of September 1, handles all accounts related to the school.

“BOM is excited about our partnership with Northwestern State University,” said Ken Hale, BOM President and CEO. “NSU is the economic driver in […]

NSU sets enrollment record


NATCHITOCHES—Northwestern State University’s enrollment this fall of 10,572 is the highest in the school’s 133-year history.  The registration count is up by 753 students, or 7.7 percent,  over last fall’s enrollment of 9,819.

The previous enrollment record was 10,546 in 2004, which was the year before selective admission policies were established at the university.  Enrollment […]

NSU, National Park Service sign agreement

By David West

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University and the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service have entered into a five-year agreement covering historic preservation, interpretation, education, research and cultural resource management for the Cane River Creole National Historical Park.

The objective of this agreement is to fulfill the legislative intent of the enabling […]

Jindal policy advisor visits NSU

By NSU News Bureau

Nathan James, an education and workforce policy advisor to Gov. Bobby Jindal, visited Northwestern State University Tuesday to gain an overview of the University and learn more about some of the innovative partnerships NSU has formed with area business and industry to support economic development. James met with administrators, faculty innovators […]