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For seven consecutive years, McNeese has received national recognition as one of the best regional universities and one of the top public universities by U.S. News and World Report. We are also consistently ranked in Tier One in the Best Regional Universities-South category.

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McNeese Partners With Calcasieu Parish School Board and CITGO to Bring STEM Education Program to Elementary Students

McNeese State University has partnered with the Calcasieu Parish School System and CITGO to bring STEM education to over 900 elementary students in 23 participating elementary schools through a national program called Engineering is Elementary. EiE is a national STEM education program developed by the Museum of Science in Boston, Mass., that is designed to…

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Tritico Theatre, McNeese State University

77th Annual Messiah Set

The Lake Charles Messiah Chorus and Orchestra will present a holiday tradition here in Southwest Louisiana with the 77th performance of George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah” at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, in Tritico Theatre at McNeese State University. The tradition began in 1940 when a new young college teacher – Francis G. Bulber -conducted the…

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Named One of the Best Regional University in the South

For seven consecutive years

-U.S. News & World Report

Ranked 3rd in Louisiana

Among public and private schools for best average starting salary for graduates

-SmartAsset

Ranked 3rd in Nation

College of Engineering and Computer Science in Return of Investment

-PayScale, Inc - 2017

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