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We’re excited that you’re considering furthering your education at McNeese State University! There are many reasons to choose McNeese. For the seventh consecutive year, 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 have many opportunities for you to visit campus. You can schedule a personal campus tour or visit us for a weekend event. Personal campus tours, which are by appointment Monday through Friday, are tailored to fit your interests. Your personal campus tour can include visiting academic departments, the library, residence halls, the food court, and the recreation complex. Contact the Office of Admissions and Recruiting at 337-475-5504 or 800-622-3352 ext. 5504 to schedule a personal tour!
Find Your Admit Type
First Time Freshman
A first-time freshman is a student who has not attended a university, community college, or technical school after graduating from high school or passing a high school equivalency exam.
A transfer student has attended a university, community college, or technical school after graduating from high school or passing a high school equivalency exam.
A graduate student has graduated with a bachelor’s degree and is pursuing an advanced degree or certificate, such as a master’s degree, education specialist degree, or graduate certificate.
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A returning student has attended McNeese as a regular student and is wanting to re-enroll at McNeese.
A visiting student is pursuing a degree at another institution and intends to transfer credit earned at McNeese back to his/her home institution.
High School Dual Enrollment
A high school early admission/dual enrollment student enrolls in college courses prior to high school graduation.