The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • Lamar University has more expensive tuition & fees ($18,407) than McNeese ($16,420).
  • It is harder to admit to McNeese than Lamar University.
  • McNeese has a higher submitted SAT score (1,145) than Lamar University (1,042).
  • McNeese has higher submitted ACT score (23) than Lamar University (20).
  • Lamar University has more students with 16,637 students while McNeese has 7,284 students.
  • Lamar University has more full-time faculties with 434 faculties while McNeese has 258 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - McNeese State University and Lamar University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
McNeeseLamar University
McNeesevs.Lamar University
Lake Charles, LouisianaLocationBeaumont, Texas
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Master's degreeHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral/Research University
Tuition & Fees
84% ($6,283)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)64% ($7,751)
$6,283Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,751
62.24 %Acceptance Rates81.65 %
64.36 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)32.55 %
1,145SAT Score1,042
23ACT Score20
44 %Graduation Rate37 %
28 %Transfer-out Rate36 %
72 %Retention Rate69 %
7,284Student Population16,637
258Number of Faculties434
21 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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