Directory Information

Address4205 Ryan St, Lake Charles, LA 70605
Phone337-475-5000
WEBSchool's Website
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School Typefour-years, public
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

2022 Tuition & Fees and 2023 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2022 tuition and fees of McNeese State University are $8,380 for in-state students and $16,418 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition and fees are $8,413 for in-state students and $16,450 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2023 tuition & fees are $9,000 for Louisiana residents and $10,000 for out-of-state students based on the tuition changes over the past five years. The estimated 2023 graduate school tuition & fees are $8,477 for Louisiana residents and $16,514 for out-of-state students.
2021-22 Tuition & Fees2022-23 Estimation
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$8,380$16,418
Graduate$8,413$16,450
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$9,000$10,000
Graduate$8,477$16,514
The 2022-2023 tuition is announced/published officially by the McNeese directly. The 2023 graduate tuition & fees is not yet announced or vary by program. The estimation is based on the rate of last year. See the McNeese bursar/financial aid page for more information.

2022 Key Stats

The Acceptance rate at McNeese State University is 69% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 57%. The average SAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 1,080.
The average graduation rate is 44%. Total 7,284 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school).
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $45,000. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where the Engineering program shows the highest salary with $65,900 after graduating. Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2022 McNeese Key Academics Statistics
Admission Stats »69% Acceptance Rate / 57% Yield
Test Scores »1,080 SAT / 22 ACT
Graduation Rate »44%
Transfer-out Rate28%
Retention Rate72%(full-time), 46% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio4.76% (21 to 1)
Student Population »7,284 (6,674 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$6,283
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$45,000
Average Salary by Field of Study$21,200 - $65,900

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

McNeese State University offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at McNeese
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCNo
Weekend/Evening CollegeYes
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
McNeese provides several student services including academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at McNeese
Remedial servicesNo
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenNo
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Campus Life

The following table illustrates the special characteristics of McNeese. It has dormitories (or campus-owned housing) and its capacity is 990. It also offers separate board/meal plans and the annual cost is $3,374.
McNeese Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity990



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