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McNeese State University

Lake Charles, LA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate63%

About Mcneese State University

McNeese State University is a public, state university in the suburb of Lake Charles, Louisiana. Mcneese State University was founded in 1939. The college enrolls around 7,287 students per year, including 6,691 undergraduate students.

2021 Acceptance Rate for McNeese State University

Around 63% of applicants get into Mcneese State University each year. In 2021, 2,213 out of 3,496 total applicants were accepted.

McNeese State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 63%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 11%

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McNeese State University is located in the town of Lake Charles, Louisiana,.

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College Info

4205 Ryan Street Lake Charles, LA 70609

Campus Setting: Suburban

Mcneese State University Application Deadline

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Wondering what life at Mcneese State University is like? There are approximately 7,287 students enrolled at Mcneese State University, including 6,691 undergraduate students and 596 graduate students. 81% percent of students attend school full-time.


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