How much does it cost to attend?

In State Louisiana Resident Sticker Price
$21,366
In State Costs for McNeese State University
Fee Cost
Tuition$5,148
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$2,772
Room and Board $8,188
Other Expenses Budget$3,958
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$29,404
Out of State Costs for McNeese State University
Fee Cost
Tuition$13,186
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$2,772
Room and Board $8,188
Other Expenses Budget$3,958

Residents of Louisiana pay an annual total price of $21,366 to attend McNeese State University on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $5,148 for tuition, $8,188 room and board, $1,300 for books and supplies and $2,772 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $29,404 which is 37.6% higher than Louisiana residents. The tuition charge is $13,186 while room and board is $8,188, books and supplies are $1,300 and other fees come in at $2,772.

All price data is sourced from the 2017/2018 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend McNeese State University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
$10,545
Net Price by Income McNeese State University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$8,758
$30,001 to $48,000$9,920
$48,001 to $75,000$11,509
$75,001 to $110,000$14,191
$110,000+$14,216

The average reported annual net price for McNeese State University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $10,545 in 2017/2018. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Financial Aid

Finanical Aid McNeese State University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $6,649 86%
Pell Grant $4,452 36%
Federal Student Loan $4,546 40%

The average reported annual net price for McNeese State University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $10,545 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to McNeese State University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $26,740. The loan balance of $26,740 is a four year multiple of the $6,685 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $279 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.7%.

Example Loan $26,740
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.7%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $279.20
Total Interest Paid $6,763.53
Sum of All Loan Payments $33,503.53

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$85,464
Year Louisiana Residents Non Residents
1 $21,366 $29,404
2 $22,964 $31,603
3 $24,681 $33,966
4 $26,527 $36,506

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at McNeese State University to be $85,464 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 7.5% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at McNeese State University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Louisiana Residents $325 $975 $1,300
Out of State Residents $661 $1,983 $2,644

Estimated cost for a class at McNeese State University based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at McNeese State University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

McNeese State University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

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