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.
  • NSU has more expensive tuition & fees ($19,460) than McNeese ($16,420).
  • It is harder to admit to McNeese than NSU.
  • McNeese has a higher submitted SAT score (1,125) than NSU (1,110).
  • Both McNeese and NSU have the same submitted ACT scores (22).
  • NSU has more students with 11,081 students while McNeese has 7,647 students.
  • NSU has more full-time faculties with 319 faculties while McNeese has 257 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - McNeese State University and Northwestern State University of Louisiana.
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Lake Charles, LouisianaLocationNatchitoches, Louisiana
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 ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Tuition & Fees
73% ($7,271)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)81% ($7,575)
$7,271Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,575
62.24 %Acceptance Rates80.29 %
64.36 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)43.56 %
1,125SAT Score1,110
22ACT Score22
47 %Graduation Rate44 %
28 %Transfer-out Rate-
70 %Retention Rate71 %
7,647Student Population11,081
257Number of Faculties319
20 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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