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.
  • Sam Houston State has more expensive tuition & fees ($18,752) than McNeese ($16,418).
  • It is harder to admit to McNeese than Sam Houston State.
  • McNeese has a higher submitted SAT score (1,080) than Sam Houston State (1,035).
  • McNeese has higher submitted ACT score (22) than Sam Houston State (21).
  • Sam Houston State has more students with 21,912 students while McNeese has 7,284 students.
  • Sam Houston State has more full-time faculties with 804 faculties while McNeese has 258 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - McNeese State University and Sam Houston State University.
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McNeeseSam Houston State
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McNeesevs.Sam Houston State
Lake Charles, LouisianaLocationHuntsville, Texas
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Master's degreeHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral/Research University
In-State$8,380
Out-Of-State$16,418
Tuition & Fees
In-State$8,960
Out-Of-State$18,752
84% ($6,283)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)75% ($7,285)
$6,283Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,285
62.24 %Acceptance Rates74.39 %
64.36 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)31.19 %
1,080SAT Score1,035
22ACT Score21
42 %Graduation Rate57 %
30 %Transfer-out Rate24 %
72 %Retention Rate79 %
7,284Student Population21,912
258Number of Faculties804
21 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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