Welcome to the Louisiana Scholars’ College!

Established in 1987 as the state’s only designated honors college, Scholars’ College offers students the opportunity to pursue their academic and personal goals in a supportive atmosphere. Our core curriculum combines great books-based courses with courses in mathematics and sciences to provide students with a strong foundation for their more focused study in one of our concentrations or in a traditional major.

Scholars’ offers low student to teacher ratio and liberal arts style teaching: strong mentoring by faculty, courses that welcome an exchange of ideas and viewpoints, and a commitment to helping students succeed. Scholars’ courses are open to any NSU student and can add an extra dimension to their curriculum that can really set the individual student’s academic work apart.

The core curriculum of the state’s designated honors college combines great books-based courses with courses in mathematics and sciences to provide a strong foundation for more focused study in one of its concentrations or in a traditional major offered at Northwestern State. Scholars’ courses are open to any Northwestern student and can add an extra dimension to any curriculum that can set your academic work apart from others.

Contact Us

Scholars’ Main Office Scholars’ Recruiter
Louisiana Scholars’ College
110 Morrison Hall
326 Caspari St
Natchitoches, LA 71497
Office Phone: 318.357.4577
Steven Niette
Assistant Director for University Recruiting
Phone: 318.357.4578
Toll Free: 1.800.838.2208
email: niettes@nsula.edu

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Established in 1987 as the state’s only designated honors college, Scholars’ College offers students the opportunity to pursue their academic and personal goals in a supportive atmosphere. Our core curriculum combines great books-based courses with courses in mathematics and sciences to provide students with a strong foundation for their more focused study in one of our concentrations or in a traditional major.
Campus Life, Student Organizations, and Volunteer Opportunities

The Lousiana Scholars’ College is a living and learning environment. Scholars’ students have a designated living area in University Place Phase II, the apartment-style dorms on Northwestern State’s campus. NSU houses over 100 recognized student organizations, all of which hold volunteer events. Check out http://nsula.orgsync.com/ for a full list. Get involved!

Some of our students volunteer with Natchitoches Hope for Paws, a local rescue organization that is run solely on donated funds and supplies.

There are lots of service and service learning opportunities across campus. Contact Mr. Steve Gruesbeck, Director of Service Learning at 318.357.5911 or email at sgruesbeck@nsula.edu.

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