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.
  • NSU has more expensive tuition & fees ($19,460) than McNeese ($16,418).
  • It is harder to admit to McNeese than NSU.
  • McNeese has a higher submitted SAT score (1,080) than NSU (1,020).
  • McNeese has higher submitted ACT score (22) than NSU (19).
  • NSU has more students with 11,447 students while McNeese has 7,284 students.
  • NSU has more full-time faculties with 320 faculties while McNeese has 258 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - McNeese State University and Northwestern State University of Louisiana.
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McNeesevs.NSU
Lake Charles, LouisianaLocationNatchitoches, Louisiana
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 ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
In-State$8,380
Out-Of-State$16,418
Tuition & Fees
In-State$8,672
Out-Of-State$19,460
84% ($6,283)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)86% ($7,774)
$6,283Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,774
62.24 %Acceptance Rates80.29 %
64.36 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)43.56 %
1,080SAT Score1,020
22ACT Score19
42 %Graduation Rate44 %
30 %Transfer-out Rate-
72 %Retention Rate76 %
7,284Student Population11,447
258Number of Faculties320
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, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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