|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||21:1|
|Dormitory capacity||982 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
McNeese State University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 3,160 applications and 2,013 students were granted admission. McNeese State University is at the #62 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 91% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 10% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||890 to 1110|
|ACT||20 to 24|
McNeese State University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $16,223 and in-state students paid $5,148.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 96% of McNeese State University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 39% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,434 (which is 0% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at McNeese State University in 2016-2017, was 534, which is 38% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,693 (which is 11.5% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, McNeese State University has enrolled a total of 7,621 students (5,782 students full-time and 1,839 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 7,621 students, 311 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 40% men and 60% women and 6,894 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 727 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 760 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 16%
Non-resident alien: 6%
Two or more races: 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at McNeese State University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||22%||802||43|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||14%||518||130|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||5%||166||0|
|Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences||3%||108|
|English Language And Literature/letters||2%||87|
|Visual And Performing Arts||2%||74|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of McNeese State University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of McNeese State University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $31,800. Last year, out of the total 1,847 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,681 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,528 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,174 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|