General Admission Information

The application fee is $20 for applying undergraduate school and $20 for graduate school at McNeese State University. Next table presents general admission information at McNeese State University.
General Admission Information of McNeese State University
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

1,314 men and 1,910 women applied to McNeese State University and 959 men and 1,299 women students were accepted. Among them, 575 men and 792 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table shows the McNeese State University Admission Statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate). For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 70.01% and yield is 61.01% at McNeese State University.
Acceptance Ratio 70.01%72.98%68.01%
Yield 61.01%59.96%60.97%

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 and SAT Math is 1,140 and 25th percentile score is 970. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score of Composite, Math, and English is 76 and 25th percentile score is 58. Next table shows detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at McNeese State University.
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

There are 5 requirements and no recommendations to submit when you apply to McNeese State University. The school requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program and Recommendations for its applicants. Next table summarizes McNeese State University application requirements.
Admission Requirements at McNeese State University
High School GPARequired
High School RankConsidered but not Required
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsConsidered but not Required
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesConsidered but not Required
Admission Test ScoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Considered but not Required

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