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Mcneese State University Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Mcneese State University, the fee for the application costs $20.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.

Mcneese State University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Mcneese State University 2021 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 11%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 92%
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Applying Early to Mcneese State University?

McNeese State University does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

What's Most Important to Get In to Mcneese State University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Mcneese State University

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Very Important
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Not Considered
Application Essay Not Considered
First Generation Considered
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Not Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Volunteer Work Considered

Mcneese State University 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Mcneese State University must submit the following items. Double check with Mcneese State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.35
Other Requirements Louisiana Board of Regents high school Core 4 curriculum
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What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Mcneese State University?

Out of all students that were admitted, 93% submitted a class rank.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At McNeese State University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 93%

Mcneese State University does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Mcneese State University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 11% of Mcneese State University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 92% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Mcneese State University?

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What's a Good ACT Score for Mcneese State University?

To be most competitive at Mcneese State University, you should strive to earn between 20 and 24 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Mcneese State University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.

A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Mcneese State University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.

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Transferring to McNeese State University

Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Mcneese State University during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term

Mcneese State University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Mcneese State University?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Mcneese State University.

Does Mcneese State University accept transfer credits?

Mcneese State University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Mcneese State University accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • Life Long Learning Credit

Does Mcneese State University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Mcneese State University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Mcneese State University?

Mcneese State University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is Mcneese State University's acceptance rate?

Mcneese State University's acceptance rate is 63%.

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Mcneese State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Mcneese State University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Mcneese State University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Mcneese State University ACT Scores

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ACT Range

20 - 24

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

24 and Above

Good

20 to 24

Avg

20 and Less

Low

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Mcneese State University SAT Scores

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Mcneese State University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

7,287

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

63%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,382

Out-of-State

$16,420

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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