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McNeese State University

Lake Charles, LA
University Website: www.mcneese.edu
Apply Online: apply.mcneese.edu
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McNeese State University is a public university located in Lake Charles, Louisiana, in the United States. Founded in 1939 as a junior college, McNeese experienced growth due to economic activity in the region. It adopted its present name in 1970.

McNeese is part of the University of Louisiana System and is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Master's University.U.S. News and World Report designates McNeese as a Tier One Regional University. The selective admissions university consists of six colleges and the Doré School of Graduate Studies. McNeese is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and all programs of study are accredited by their respective national boards.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $12,134.00 avg tuition

4205 Ryan St
Lake Charles, LA 70605
(337) 475-5000

Apply online Admissions:
www.mcneese.edu/admissions
Financial Aid:
www.mcneese.edu/finaid

Areas of Study:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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McNeese State University

Statistics:
Applied 2,778
Admitted 1,903 69%
Enrolled total 1,332
Full Time: 1,267
Part Time 65
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 440 530
SAT Math 470 590
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 20 24
ACT English 20 24
ACT Math 18 24
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 68%
4-year graduation rate 12%
6-year graduation rate 35%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Required
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

McNeese State University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $3,312.00 $3,312.00 $12,134.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,071.00 $1,071.00 $1,071.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $367.00 $367.00 $1,096.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $3,896.00 $3,896.00 $12,718.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $941.00 $941.00 $941.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $519.00 $519.00 $1,503.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $6,384.00 $8,326.00 $3,436.00
Other Expenses $2,890.00 $3,436.00 $3,436.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $20.00
Graduate Application Fee $20.00
Books and Supplies $1,200.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 94%
Percent receiving grant aid 89%
Avg amount of grant aid $5,854.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 34%
Avg amount of student loan aid $4,773.00

McNeese State University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES
Agriculture, General X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Finance, General X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Mass Communication/Media Studies X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X
Information Technology X
EDUCATION
Art Teacher Education X
Biology Teacher Education X
Business Teacher Education X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Education, Other X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Educational/Instructional Technology X
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education X
Mathematics Teacher Education X
Music Teacher Education X X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Secondary Education and Teaching X X
Social Studies Teacher Education X
Special Education and Teaching, General X X
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other X
ENGINEERING
Engineering, General X X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Engineering Technology, General X X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist X
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X X
HISTORY
History, General X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
Legal Assistant/Paralegal X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Nutrition Sciences X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Chemistry, Other X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Music Performance, General X

Scholarships for Students in Louisiana

Name Amount Deadline
Fred R. McDaniel Memorial Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017

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