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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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Professor Martin Bee stands with students as they work on a project.

Augmented Reality Project at McNeese

Imagine the reaction by students in an introductory engineering course when the professor says, “Open your textbook to page 50 and scan the page with your tablet or smartphone,” and then an animated 3D model pops up! With almost $25,000 in funding from the Louisiana Board of Regents eLearning Innovation Grant Program, McNeese State University’s…

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Austin Young, Ty Ellender, and Joseluis Botello-Esquivel of McNeese pack instruments into a large box.

McNeese Marching Band Preparing for London New’s Years Day Parade

A group of 127 members of the McNeese State University Pride of McNeese Marching Band and Cowgirl Kickers will be flying out of Houston on Dec. 28 to take part in the 2018 London New Year’s Day Parade and Festival. Large instruments have been packed up and sent ahead of the event and the band…

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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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