McNeese State University

Lake Charles, LA

Questions and Answers

Frederik B.
2 months ago
Does McNeese State University offer scholarships available for International Students?
Frederik B.
2 months ago
What is the average cost of attendance for McNeese State University?
Terliza C.
4 months ago
What are your school's housing fees?
Madison K.
5 months ago
Where can I find more information about your SLP program?
Lauren C.
7 months ago
Are merit scholarships awarded according to my GPA or my SAT scores?
Skyla S.
8 months ago
Are IB credits accepted? If yes, which ones and what are the required scores?

Academic details

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
20 to 1
Less Selective (70% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution

Diversity statistics

68% White
17% Black
4% Hispanic
3% Multiracial
2% Asian
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Process Engineer90k
Family Nurse Practitioner (NP)88k
Reliability Engineer87k
Software Engineer75k
Registered Nurse (RN)62k
High School Teacher36k
Based on 2,387 student responses
51.5kAvg. Early Career Pay
88.2kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
60%in High-Meaning careers
13%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
Average Federal Loans

Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$16,140 / year
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