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McNeese State University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Contact Information

Address: 4205 Ryan Street, Lake Charles, LA
Phone Number: (337) 475-5000

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $3,246 $3,262 $3,422 $3,587 4.8%
Out-of-state $9,312 $9,328 $9,488 $10,259 8.1%
Books and supplies $1,000 $1,200 $1,200 $1,200 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $4,450 $5,210 $5,436 $5,770 6.1%
Other $2,572 $2,667 $2,721 $2,870 5.5%
Off Campus          
Room and board $7,632 $7,661 $7,814 $8,236 5.4%
Other $3,048 $3,161 $3,224 $3,400 5.5%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $3,048 $3,161 $3,224 $3,400 5.5%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $11,268 $12,339 $12,779 $13,427 5.1%
Off Campus $14,926 $15,284 $15,660 $16,423 4.9%
Off Campus with Family $7,294 $7,623 $7,846 $8,187 4.3%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $17,334 $18,405 $18,845 $20,099 6.7%
Off Campus $20,992 $21,350 $21,726 $23,095 6.3%
Off Campus with Family $13,360 $13,689 $13,912 $14,859 6.8%
 

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Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $20
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2008
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,859 1,163 1,696
Percent admitted 77% 76% 78%
Percent admitted who enrolled 61% 64% 59%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2008 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 46 4%
ACT 1,224 92%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 440 540
SAT Math 480 590
ACT Composite 19 23
ACT English 19 24
ACT Math 17 23

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges 1/1/1954 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education
Didactic Program in Dietetics 4/1/1992 -   Accredited
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship 12/1/1993 -   Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers 1/1/1979 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs 7/1/2008 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1954 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 1/1/1976 -   Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program 12/1/1981 -   Accredited
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program 10/1/1996 - 12/31/2008 Resigned