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.
  • Sam Houston State has more expensive tuition & fees ($18,552) than McNeese ($16,420).
  • It is harder to admit to McNeese than Sam Houston State.
  • McNeese has a higher submitted SAT score (1,125) than Sam Houston State (1,065).
  • McNeese has higher submitted ACT score (22) than Sam Houston State (21).
  • Sam Houston State has more students with 21,213 students while McNeese has 7,647 students.
  • Sam Houston State has more full-time faculties with 778 faculties while McNeese has 257 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - McNeese State University and Sam Houston State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
McNeeseSam Houston State
McNeesevs.Sam Houston State
Lake Charles, LouisianaLocationHuntsville, Texas
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Master's degreeHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral/Research University
In-State$8,382
Out-Of-State$16,420
Tuition & Fees
In-State$8,736
Out-Of-State$18,552
73% ($7,271)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)72% ($7,649)
$7,271Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,649
62.24 %Acceptance Rates74.39 %
64.36 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)31.19 %
1,125SAT Score1,065
22ACT Score21
47 %Graduation Rate54 %
28 %Transfer-out Rate25 %
70 %Retention Rate76 %
7,647Student Population21,213
257Number of Faculties778
20 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio21 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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