Tuition and Fees

Tuition for Nicholls Online undergraduate courses is $250 per credit hour. Most courses are three credit hours costing you $750 a course. Courses credit hours range from 1-5, so be aware of this while scheduling.

Undergraduate Fee Structure

Credit Hour Cost Per Credit Hour
Total Cost
1 $250 $250
2 $250 $500
3 $250 $750
4 $250 $1,000
5 $250 $1,250


Tuition for Nicholls Online graduate courses  is $350 per credit hour.

 Graduate Fee Structure

Credit Hour Cost Per Credit hour
Total Cost
3 $350  $1,050
6 $350 $2,100
9 $350 $3,150


Out-of-state fees are not charged to Nicholls Online students. Some courses may require additional fees. Please check with instructor to find out about additional costs.

All Nicholls Online courses will run for 8-weeks. Students who cannot complete coursework during the 8-week session may continue the course at a cost of $100 per month. This extension is subject to approval by the course instructor.

Financial Aid

Nicholls Online students are eligible for federal and state financial aid. To apply, fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at

To find out more about financial aid and scholarships, talk with your Nicholls Online advisor