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McNeese State University

Lake Charles, LA, USA
3.66 Average Rating

McNeese State University is a public institution in Lake Charles, Louisiana, that provides a liberal arts education. McNeese is one of the only schools in the nation with a business school accredited by the AACS of Business International and the campus also houses the Southwest Louisiana Chamber of Commerce in the Southwest Louisiana Entrepreneurial and Economic (SEED) Center. Bulber Auditorium, one of the three original buildings erected in the 1940s, is on the National Register of Historic Places for its striking Art Deco styling. One of McNeese’s most unique offerings is the Center for Advancement of Meat Processing and Production and three working farms for its agriculture and related sciences programs.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
87%
Out of State Students
7%
0
100
62%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
6,844
Total Number of Undergrads
6,268
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
31%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
41%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
21:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$10,545
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$8,000
Out-of-State Tuition
$13,000
Students Receiving Financial Aid
86%
Average Aid Per Year
$6,649
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
40%
60%
Student Organizations
104
Size of Town
City: Small
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Lake Charles
Houston
Lafayette
Dallas
Baton Rouge
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$38,200
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What Students Are Saying

3.66 Average Rating
mcneese has great professors that get to know their students.
mcneese has a fonominal greek life and on campus activities.
mcneese is a smaller campus and it is easy to get to a student's class.
Rebecca from Denham Springs, LA
an awesome place with great teachers and great students and everyone loves to have fun
Christopher from Lake Charles, LA

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