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Late registration is extended through Sunday, Jan. 21, at 11:59 p.m
Fee payment deadline is extended through Monday, Jan. 22, at 4:30 p.m.

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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 Offers Prometric Testing on Campus

A Prometric Testing Center is now available in Southwest Louisiana through the Office of Testing Services at McNeese State University. The center – located in Suite 210C in the Burton Business Center – is open from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday by appointment. McNeese’s Testing Services now offers academic and professional licensure and certification…

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McNeese to Host Geaux Teach Event for Area High School Students

The McNeese State University Department of Education Professions is hosting its first “Geaux Teach” event for area high school juniors and seniors who are interested in the teaching profession Friday, Jan. 19. Sixty students from 10 area high schools in Calcasieu and Cameron parishes will get a first-hand look at what it takes to be…

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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


Ranked 3rd in Nation

College of Engineering and Computer Science in Return of Investment

-PayScale, Inc - 2017