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McNeese State University

Lake Charles, LA


  • Type
    4-year • Public
  • Campus Life
    Medium • Suburban
  • Average Per Year After Aid
  • SAT Range
  • Graduation Rate

McNeese State University is a medium, 4-year, public university. This coed college is located in a city in a suburban setting and is primarily a commuter campus. It offers bachelor's, certificate, master's, associate, and doctoral degrees.

From the Institution

McNeese State University has been trusted and respected as an institution of innovation and academic excellence for over 80 years. McNeese is ranked as one of the top public universities in the United States and one of the finest regional universities in the South. We are also recognized as having one of the best returns on investment for tuition and high average starting salaries for our graduates. Our low tuition rates, combined with high-quality curricula developed and taught by experienced faculty, plus a thriving on-campus community, means that students receive a high value education for a fraction of the cost of larger universities. With over 100 undergraduate academic programs and 36 graduate degrees to choose from, a thriving athletics tradition and vibrant campus life, McNeese offers all the benefits of a large university with a personalized touch. Located in Lake Charles, Louisiana, McNeese serves as an economic and workforce development partner Southwest Louisiana employers. Located in one of the fastest growing areas in the state, McNeese provides well-qualified employees the local petrochemical, agricultural and hospitality industries, as well as hospitals and public and private schools throughout SWLA. Our graduates also go on to successfully start their own businesses, from law offices to veterinary practices. But our impact stretches beyond the SWLA community. Throughout the U.S. and abroad, McNeese alums are changing lives and making valuable contributions. Graduates have gone on to become successful CEOs and lawmakers, pioneering doctors and scientists, groundbreaking entertainers and professional athletes, and award-winning artists and authors.

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May 1
Financial Aid Application Due

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