McNeese State University Rankings

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In the World#3031 of 14178
In North America#912 of 2629
In the United States#840 of 2528
In Louisiana#13 of 27
In Lake Charles#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
81%
Average SAT
1125
Average ACT
22
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
6,663
Graduates
632
Male:Female Ratio
39:61
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Post-master's certificate

McNeese State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate81%83%79%
Applicants2,3529651,387
Admissions1,8998021,097
Freshmen enrolled full time1,202507695
Freshmen enrolled part time1358

3,268 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

802 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
130 or 11%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1010
or below

75% of them
had 1240
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in McNeese State University are 1010-1240 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,121 or 92%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in McNeese State University are 20-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White5030 (69%)
Black or African American1136 (16%)
Nonresident Alien427 (6%)
Hispanic277 (4%)
Two or more races255 (4%)
Asian115 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown22 (0.3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native8 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander5 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$8,362
Students receiving aid
99%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$5,147$5,703
Tuition in-state$5,147$5,703
Tuition out-of-state$13,185$13,740
Fee in-district$2,955$2,417
Fee in-state$2,955$2,417
Fee out-of-state$2,955$2,417

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity992
Combined charge for room and board$7,792
Room charge$4,250
Meal charge$3,542

McNeese State University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster's
General Studies85126
Business Administration and Management, General10224
Engineering, General1098
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse7041
Kinesiology and Exercise Science7628
Psychology, General5922
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies3916
Agriculture, General53
Biology & Biological Sciences, General38
Elementary Education and Teaching307
English Language and Literature, General2113
Accounting32
Sociology32
Finance, General31
Early Childhood Education and Teaching28
Art & Art Studies, General26
Computer Science20
Mass Communication & Media Studies19
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer19
Music Performance, General17
Mathematics, General115
Marketing & Marketing Management, General15
History, General13
Legal Assistant & Paralegal12
Chemistry, Other11
Secondary Education and Teaching19
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching9
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist9
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management8
Creative Writing8
Chemistry, General7
Political Science and Government, General6
Educational Leadership and Administration, General6
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies5
Health Services Administration4
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services4
Curriculum and Instruction3
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General2
Educational & Instructional Technology2
Nutrition Sciences1
Grand Total971,038207
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate47%41%50%
  • Full-time retention rate - 70%
  • Part-time retention rate - 28%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,032
Citations
21,592

Publication count by topic

Biology
161
Psychology
152
Chemistry
134
Computer science
68
Environmental science
65
Economics
54
Business
45
Sociology
43
Mathematics
37
Physics
32
Geology
29
Engineering
29
Materials science
29
Political science
27
Medicine
26
Art
20
Geography
19
History
19
Philosophy
5

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History152634
Sociology1598645
Environmental science17161,296
Physics17171,770
Psychology20702,025
Computer science21282,122
Philosophy21369
Political science2199128
Geography2420232
Biology24573,233
Economics2486272
Mathematics2490905
Business2527325
Art25524
Chemistry25872,597
Geology2714103
Materials science2913890
Engineering3618139
Medicine3831393

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19901686
19911483
199234100
199337121
199421127
199519107
199621135
199721172
199816147
199919252
200014242
200123257
200220340
200315284
200425375
200524428
200620533
200727574
200833716
200948798
201047821
201146971
2012481082
2013361172
2014311208
2015351025
2016491089
201728949
201837835
201940965
202034924

General info

Alternative namesMcNeese
Founded1939
WikipediaMcNeese State University
MottoExcellence With A Personal Touch
Colorsblue, gold
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (June-July)
Total FTE staff693
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address4205 Ryan St
Lake Charles, Louisiana, 70605
United States
City population72,000
Phone3374755000
Fax+1 (337) 475 5012

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