McNeese Admissions

The application fee is $20 for applying undergraduate school and $20 for graduate school at McNeese State University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$20
Graduate Application Fees$20
Online Application
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedAssociate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 70.32% and yield is 60.56%. 1,314 men and 1,910 women applied to McNeese and 965 men and 1,302 women students were accepted. Among them, 578 men and 795 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
Acceptance Ratio 70.32%73.44%68.17%
Yield 60.56%59.90%61.06%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 144 students (11% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,275 students (93%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 570 and 25th percentile is 490. The SAT Math score is 570 (75th) and 480 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 76 (75th percentile) and 76 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing490570
SAT Math480570
ACT Composite2025
ACT Math1825
ACT English2026
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at McNeese State University are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,079, ACT: 61 - Public Master's College and University (larger programs)).

Application Requirements

McNeese requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program and Recommendations to its applicants. Next table summarizes McNeese State University application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see McNeese online application page .
McNeese Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended

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