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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 2,352 prospective students applied, and 1,899 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,215 enrolled in the school.  5,930 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,717 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $5,147 plus fees of $2,955. McNeese is ranked 854 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

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

McNeese is rated within the lower 37% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for McNeese State University within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Moderate
McNeese State University overview
SAT 1010/1240
ACT 20/24
GPA 3.36
Applications Accepted
80.7% 
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Applications Due May 15, 2021
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $20

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Annual Cost to Attend

Louisiana Resident Tuition
$5,147
In State Costs for McNeese State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$2,955
Room and Board $8,624
Budget for Other Expenses$4,230
Total One Year Cost$22,256
Out of State Resident Tuition
$13,185
Out of State Costs for McNeese State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$2,955
Room and Board $8,624
Budget for Other Expenses$4,230
Total One Year Cost$30,294

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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.

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