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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 State University seeks to strengthen the value of student academic achievement by fostering a learning environment which is based on honesty, respect, fairness, responsibility, and excellence. 

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Haden Cooley and Bethany Lejeune are first place winner and runner up as the 2018 Janet Delaine Student Employee of the Year at McNeese.

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McNeese State University student Haden Cooley, of Welsh, has been recognized as the McNeese 2018 Janet Delaine Student Employee of the Year. Cooley works in the Recreational Sports Complex. Bethany Lejeune, of Mermentau, was the other finalist for this award. Lejeune works in the admissions and recruiting office. McNeese currently employs 563 students throughout the…

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Peter Gros smiles at the camera while feeding a tiger.

McNeese Banners cancels presentation tonight by Wildlife Expert Peter Gros

Special note: Tonight’s presentation by wildlife expert Peter Gros in F.G. Bulber Auditorium as part of Banners at McNeese State University has been canceled due to a family emergency for one of his animal handlers. Tickets which have already been purchased will be reimbursed or honored for one of the remaining 2018 Banners season performances….


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


Ranked 3rd in Nation

College of Engineering and Computer Science in Return of Investment

-PayScale, Inc - 2017