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Northwestern State University of Louisiana

College of Education and Human Development

Natchitoches, LA

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Overview

Northwestern State University of Louisiana / College of Education and Human Development is located in Natchitoches, LA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Specialist in Education (Ed S)
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
Master of Education (M Ed)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 141
Other Advanced Degrees 12

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Other Advanced Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

195
Applied
192
Accepted
140
Enrolled
98%

Applying

20
Application Fee - Domestic
30
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th Not reported Yes
Spring deadline October 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.5

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards May 1

Student Body

586
Total Graduate Students
82%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
17%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.54%
Black or African American 16.89%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.85%
Asian 0.68%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.85%
Unknown 3.24%

Gender

Male (19%)
Female (80%)

Faculty

26
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 8
Male (7)
Female (19)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Teacher-parent-child-friendly physical activities for young children, Net generation and social media, positive emotion and multimedia learning, the effects of Web-based mathematics resources on the motivation and achievement of high school students with learning disabilities, educational leadership
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 715 University Parkway
Natchitoches, LA  71497
United States
Contact Dr. Vickie Gentry
Chair
Email: education@nsula.edu
Phone: 318-357-6288
Fax: 318-357-6275