Ready to become part of the Northwestern State family?

#1: Apply for Admission. You'll need to do all seven items below for admission.

  • Review the transfer student admission criteria to see if you are eligible to transfer.
  • Complete the admissions online application.
  • Submit transcripts from all previous schools to admissions office (Northwestern State University, Office of Admissions, 175 Sam Sibley Dr., Student Services Center, Suite 235, Natchitoches, LA 71497).
  • Please be advised if you have ever attended another college or university, either while in high school or after graduation from high school - you are required to disclose this information to NSU. Failure to disclose past attendance at any post-secondary institution can result in denial of financial aid, refund of financial aid, cancellation of registration, denial of admission and student disciplinary actions.
  • Submit immunization records
  • Submit Selective Service Registration (males under age of 25 only)
  • Submit #20.00 Application Fee during online admission.

#2: Apply for Additional Scholarships. (If needed)

#3: Apply for Campus Housing(If needed)

#4: Submit your Meal Plan(All students residing on campus must have a meal plan; Registration is now open)

#5: File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); NSU's code #002021. Also, navigate the NSU Financial Aid Website for information about grants, loans, and scholarships.

#6: Keep up with Northwestern State info on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.