Future StudentsMelinda Parrie
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.
Explore our campuses, academic programs, and student activities to see everything that makes NSU stand out.
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.
Tuition & Fees
NSU is committed to working with students and their families to make higher education accessible.
It is time to explore
everything NSU has to offer, apply
for admissions and scholarships and visit our beautiful campus at your earliest convenience.
Apply for Admission and Scholarships
Schedule your guided tour of NSU and the City of Natchitoches.
Spirit Group Auditions
Keeping the Northwestern State energy at its highest
Become a Connector
Freshman Connectors facilitate orientation programs, manage events,
and leave lasting impressions on new students and their families.