McNeese State University

Lake Charles, Louisiana


Student Population
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Location Lake Charles, Louisiana
Online mcneese.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
McNeese State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

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 894 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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SAT 970/1140
ACT 20/25
GPA 3.36
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Aug 18, 2020
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Louisiana Resident Tuition
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
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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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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