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.
  • McNeese has more expensive tuition & fees ($16,418) than Nicholls State ($9,039).
  • It is harder to admit to McNeese than Nicholls State.
  • Nicholls State has a higher submitted SAT score (1,133) than McNeese (1,080).
  • Nicholls State has higher submitted ACT score (23) than McNeese (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 - Nicholls State University and McNeese State University.
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Nicholls Statevs.McNeese
Thibodaux, LouisianaLocationLake Charles, Louisiana
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Master's degreeHighest Degree OfferedMaster's degree
Master's College and University (medium programs)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
In-State$7,946
Out-Of-State$9,039
Tuition & Fees
In-State$8,380
Out-Of-State$16,418
82% ($7,369)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)84% ($6,283)
$7,369Average Amount of Financial Aid$6,283
93.74 %Acceptance Rates62.24 %
50.54 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)64.36 %
1,133SAT Score1,080
23ACT Score22
50 %Graduation Rate42 %
24 %Transfer-out Rate30 %
75 %Retention Rate72 %
6,769Student Population7,284
268Number of Faculties258
19 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio21 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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