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#6 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

McNeese State University

Lake Charles, Louisiana

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Overview

Student Population
7,647
McNeese State University overview
Location Lake Charles, Louisiana
Online mcneese.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Small City
McNeese State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Lake Charles, Louisiana, McNeese State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 3,224 prospective students applied, and 2,267 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,373 enrolled in the school.  5,930 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,717 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $5,148 plus fees of $2,712. McNeese is ranked 878 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

4/10
Overall
6/10
Academics
1/10
Resources
5/10
Outcomes

McNeese is rated within the lower 36% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

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Admission Standards
Easy
McNeese State University overview
SAT 970/1140
ACT 20/25
GPA 3.36
Applications Accepted
70.3% 
McNeese State University overview
Applications Due May 15, 2021
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Louisiana Resident Tuition
$5,148
In State Costs for McNeese State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$2,712
Room and Board $8,326
Budget for Other Expenses$4,040
Total One Year Cost$21,526
Out of State Resident Tuition
$13,186
Out of State Costs for McNeese State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$2,712
Room and Board $8,326
Budget for Other Expenses$4,040
Total One Year Cost$29,564

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$44,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
37% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by McNeese State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Liberal Arts and Humanities 22%
Health Professions 17%
Business 13%
Education 9%
Engineering 5%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=159717 IPEDS survey data for McNeese State University.