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McNeese State University

Lake Charles, LA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate63%

Mcneese State University Academics

McNeese State University requires at least 120 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree.

Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. McNeese State University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, McNeese State University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

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Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: McNeese State University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Will I Take At McNeese State University?

McNeese State University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement.

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for McNeese State University.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with McNeese State University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at McNeese State University

When choosing a major, McNeese State University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at McNeese State University. Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. McNeese State University false.McNeese State University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.

Frequently Asked Questions About McNeese State University

Does McNeese State University Offer Learning Disability Services?

🟨 Check with McNeese State University directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.

Does McNeese State University Offer Online Classes?

✅ McNeese State University true for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does McNeese State University Give Credit for AP Classes?

✅ McNeese State University true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does McNeese State University Have An Honors Program?

🟨 To learn more about any possible honors programs at McNeese State University, check with the school directly.

Does McNeese State University Require Internships?

🟨 McNeese State University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Additional Information About McNeese State University

McNeese State University Library

The main library on campus is the Frazar Memorial Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at McNeese State University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

For more information on possible dual degree options at Mcneese State University, contact the university directly.


Does McNeese State University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Mcneese State University does not have any ROTC programs.

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