McNeese State UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Lake Charles, Louisiana Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$8,102

Avg in-state tuition

$16,140

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About McNeese State University

McNeese State University is a medium-sized public university located on an urban campus in Lake Charles, Louisiana. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,295, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 81%. The university offers 34 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 47%, and a student-faculty ratio of 20:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $8,102, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $16,140.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

81% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 81%

Retention Rate 70%

Graduation Rate 47%

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1010-1240

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 20-24

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

61%

Female Student Population

20:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

7k

Number of Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

69%

Black

16%

Non-U.S. Citizen

6%

Hispanic

4%

Two or more races

3%

Asian

2%

Unknown

0%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

42% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

42%

State Grant Aid

79%

Institution Grant Aid

52%

Pell Grant

42%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $4,853
State Grant Aid $4,688
Institution Grant Aid $4,138
Pell Grant Aid $4,675

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships