Admissions 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.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$20
Graduate Application Fees$20
Admission Informationwww.mcneese.edu/admissions
Online Applicationhttps://mymcneese.mcneese.edu/web/guest/home
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedAssociate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 80.74% and the yield is 63.98%. 965 men and 1,387 women applied to McNeese and 802 men and 1,097 women students were accepted. Among them, 512 men and 703 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2019). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants2,3529651,387
Admitted1,8998021,097
Enrolled1,215512703
Acceptance Rate 80.74%83.11%79.09%
Yield 63.98%63.84%64.08%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2019-2020, 130 students (11% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,121 students (92%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 610 and the 25th percentile is 510. The SAT Math score is 630 (75th) and 500 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 24 (75th percentile) and 20 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing510610
SAT Math500630
ACT Composite2024
ACT Math1824
ACT English2025
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at McNeese State University are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,080, ACT: 61 - Public Master's College and University (larger programs)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, and Recommendations to its applicants. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply McNeese State University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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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
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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