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Northwestern State University Of Louisiana

Northwestern State University Of Louisiana

Northwestern State University of Louisiana is also known as NSU. It is a four-year university located in Natchitoches, Louisiana. The nursing campus is at Shreveport and the general campuses are situated in Leesville/ Fort Polk and Alexandria. Northwestern State University is a part of the University of Louisiana System. NSU was founded in 1884 as the Louisiana State Normal School. The main purpose of this university was to provide training to teachers. It was the first school in Louisiana to offer degree programs in nursing and business education. The university offers over 50 degree programs in various disciplines for the benefit of the students.

NSU's athletics teams are nicknamed the Demons, with the mascot being "Vic the Demon." Sports like football, soccer, basketball, baseball, and softball are commonly played here. National committeewoman Virginia de Gravelles, historian Henry C. Dethloff, and Speaker of the Louisiana House, John B. Fournet are the notable alumni of this university.

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Information Science/Studies
Curriculum And Instruction
Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Educational Administration And Supervision, Other
Special Education And Teaching, General
Education/Teaching Of The Gifted And Talented
Education/Teaching Of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs
Counselor Education/School Counseling And Guidance Services
College Student Counseling And Personnel Services
Adult And Continuing Education And Teaching
Elementary Education And Teaching
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education And Teaching
Secondary Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education And Teaching
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Levels And Methods, Other
Business Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
Computer Teacher Education
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist
Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Education, Other
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
English Language And Literature, General
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
General Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Health And Physical Education/Fitness, General
Physical Sciences
Psychology, General
Clinical Psychology
Social Work
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Music Performance, General
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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