McNeese State University

McNeese State University is one of the seventeen public 4-year colleges in Louisiana. The campus is located in an urban area, in Lake Charles.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 7,629 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 1,322 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 899 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 68%). Every year 42% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

McNeese State University’s in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $5,148, and fees were $2,772. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $13,186 and $2,772 respectively.