McNeese State University
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McNeese State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Lake Charles, Louisiana. McNeese ranked 17th in Louisiana Colleges and 39th in Federal Region VI.
It has a total enrollment of 6,454 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. McNeese's acceptance rate is 68.76% last year (undergraduate school).
McNeese State University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
The following table shows the basic characteristic of McNeese State University and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
|Address||4205 Ryan St, Lake Charles, LA 70605|
|Net Price Calculator||https://www.mcneese.edu/ire/net_price_calculator|
|School Type||Public, 4 years|
|Carnegie Category||Master's College and University (larger programs)|
|Highest Degree Offered||Master's degree|
Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics
The acceptance rate of McNeese State University is 68.76% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 57.08%. The application fees are $20 for undergraduate programs and $20 for graduate programs.
|Open Admission Policy||✗|
|Acceptance Rate||68.76 %|
|Yield (Enrollment Rate)||57.08 %|
|Undergraduate Application Fees||$20|
|Graduate Application Fees||$20|
Tuition & Fees
McNeese's 2023 tuition & fees is $8,440 for Louisiana residents and $9,940 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition decreased by -39.46% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($16,418).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $8,458 for Louisiana residents and $9,958 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition decreased by -39.47% compared to the last year's rate.
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees||$8,440||$9,940|
|Graduate Tuition & Fees||$8,458||$9,958|
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
A total of 6,454 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 1,250 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. McNeese has 5,893 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 561 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Degree Information and Campus Life
McNeese offers 64 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs. 31 out of the 64 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by McNeese
|Number of programs||64 Programs|
|Number of online programs||31 Programs|
|Offered Degrees/Programs||1 Year Certificate|
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
|Academic/career counseling service||✔|
|Placement services for completers||✔|
|On-campus day care for students||✗|
|Distance Learning (online classes)||✔|
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