McNeese State University

Lake Charles, LA 70605

Located in Lake Charles, Louisiana, McNeese State University is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The institution is part of The University of Louisiana System that operates 10 campuses in Grambling, Ruston, Lake Charles, Thibodaux, Natchitoches, Hammond, Lafayette, Monroe, New Orleans, Baton Rouge.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 3160 and 2013 students were accepted.

McNeese State University in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $5,148 and fees $2,162. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $16,223 and $2,162 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Small
Student to Faculty Ratio21:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate66%

Nursing Programs Offered

  • ADN
  • BSN
  • Masters program tracks: MSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • LPN to ADN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 32
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 157
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 42
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 1

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from McNeese State University

Lamar University
52.09 miles away
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
71.42 miles away
Louisiana State University-Alexandria
83.73 miles away
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
108.62 miles away
The University of Texas Medical Branch
111.15 miles away
Angelina College At Lufkin -Traditional
117.95 miles away
Lone Star College - Kingwood
119.83 miles away
Angelina College At Lufkin - Meep
119.91 miles away
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
122.46 miles away
Southern University and A & M College
122.97 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1954 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
10/01/2006 - Current
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
ACEN
10/01/1996 - 12/31/2008
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
ACEN
12/01/1981 - 06/30/2012
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
04/26/2012 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
09/27/2008 - Current

Admissions

64%

Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading420 to 510
SAT: Math470 to 600
ACT Composite20 to 24
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Cost (Net Price)

$9,978

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$9,044
30k to 48k$9,011
48k to 75k$12,223
75k to 110k$13,933
Over 110k$13,970
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

75%

Recipients

$7,219

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

33%

Recipients

$4,137

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

38%

Recipients

$6,350

Average Amount

Student Population

6,894

Undergrads

727

Graduates

4,599

Women

3,022

Men

76%

Full-time

24%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
69%
Black/African American
16%
Non-resident alien
6%
Hispanic
3%
Two or more races
3%
Asian
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Race/ethnicity unknown
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Louisiana state board of nursing
McNeese State University
4205 Ryan St
Lake Charles, LA 70605
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