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 four-years, public schools.
  • Lamar University has more expensive tuition & fees ($18,482) than McNeese ($16,418).
  • It is harder to admit to McNeese than Lamar University.
  • McNeese has a higher submitted SAT score (1,080) than Lamar University (1,005).
  • McNeese has higher submitted ACT score (22) than Lamar University (20).
  • Lamar University has more students with 16,320 students while McNeese has 6,454 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.
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McNeeseLamar University
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McNeesevs.Lamar University
Lake Charles, LouisianaLocationBeaumont, Texas
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
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
89% ($7,304)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)68% ($8,951)
$7,304Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,951
62.24 %Acceptance Rates81.65 %
64.36 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)32.55 %
1,080SAT Score1,005
22ACT Score20
42 %Graduation Rate39 %
30 %Transfer-out Rate34 %
69 %Retention Rate57 %
6,454Student Population16,320
258Number of Faculties434
19 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio18 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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