You may have seen that message on billboards or advertisements, but it is more than a slogan to us; it is our commitment to you. We exist to help you become who you want to be, who you can be. You will graduate from Northwestern State University prepared for a career, prepared for graduate studies, prepared for life. On the way, you will enjoy a university experience founded on 130 years of tradition yet laser focused on your future.

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Explore NSU

Explore our campuses, academic programs, and student activities to see everything that makes NSU stand out.
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Apply to NSU

From tackling NSU’s online application to taking your ACTs, find out what you need to do to be a NSU Demon.
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Tuition & Fees

NSU is committed to working with students and their families to make higher education accessible.

Let’s Get Started

It is time to explore everything NSU has to offer, apply for admissions and scholarships and visit our beautiful campus at your earliest convenience.

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Apply Now!

Apply for Admission and Scholarships

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Campus Tours

Schedule your guided tour of NSU and the City of Natchitoches.

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Spirit Group Auditions

Keeping the Northwestern State energy at its highest

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Become a Connector

Freshman Connectors facilitate orientation programs, manage events,
and leave lasting impressions on new students and their families.

Ask Recruiting

Jana Lucky
Director of University Recruiting

Cade Stepp
Assistant Director of University Recruiting
for Project Lead the Way and IET/EET Recruiting

Steven Niette
Assistant Director of University Recruiting
for Recruiting for the Louisiana Scholars' College

Linda Walker
Office Coordinator

Dawn Mitchell
Administrative Assistant and Tour Coordinator

Ruth Fruge
Southeast Louisiana Recruiter

Rebekah Burleson
Northwest Louisiana Recruiter

Taylor Whitehead
Central Louisiana Recruiter

Kiley Bell
Southwest Louisiana Recruiter

Tori Thompson
Out of State Recruiter