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Lake Charles, Louisiana

McNeese State University

Overview

Student Population
7,629
McNeese State University overview
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
Religious Affiliation 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 3,300 prospective students applied, and 2,054 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,322 enrolled in the school.  5,897 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,732 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $5,148 plus fees of $2,772. McNeese is ranked 647 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Average 
McNeese State University overview
SAT 1100/1290
ACT 20/25
GPA 3.36
Applications Accepted
62.2% 
McNeese State University overview
Applications Due Aug 18, 2019
Applicant Competition Low

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$2,772
Room and Board $8,188
Budget for Other Expenses$3,958
Total One Year Cost$21,366
Out of State Tuition
$13,186
Out of State Costs for McNeese State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$2,772
Room and Board $8,188
Budget for Other Expenses$3,958
Total One Year Cost$29,404

Outcomes

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

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%

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