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.
  • McNeese has more expensive tuition & fees ($16,420) than Nicholls State ($9,039).
  • It is harder to admit to McNeese than Nicholls State.
  • McNeese has a higher submitted SAT score (1,145) than Nicholls State (1,080).
  • McNeese has higher submitted ACT score (23) than Nicholls State (22).
  • McNeese has more students with 7,284 students while Nicholls State has 6,769 students.
  • Nicholls State has more full-time faculties with 268 faculties while McNeese has 258 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - McNeese State University and Nicholls State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
McNeeseNicholls State
McNeesevs.Nicholls State
Lake Charles, LouisianaLocationThibodaux, Louisiana
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Master's degreeHighest Degree OfferedMaster's degree
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (medium programs)
In-State$8,382
Out-Of-State$16,420
Tuition & Fees
In-State$7,946
Out-Of-State$9,039
84% ($6,283)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)82% ($7,369)
$6,283Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,369
62.24 %Acceptance Rates93.74 %
64.36 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)50.54 %
1,145SAT Score1,080
23ACT Score22
44 %Graduation Rate45 %
28 %Transfer-out Rate2 %
72 %Retention Rate75 %
7,284Student Population6,769
258Number of Faculties268
21 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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