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McNeese Admissions

Requirements for Out of State Applicant

All Requirements Listed Below Must be Met:
Group 1Meet same criteria as graduates of state-approved Louisiana high schools
Group 2
  • 17 of the 19 units of the Regents’ High School Core 4 Curriculm
  • Minimum high school overall GPA of 2.35
  • Minimum high school core GPA 2.0
  • Minimum ACT composite score of 20, SAT total score of 1020 (New – 2016 and later), or SAT combined mathematics and critical reading score of 940 (Old – prior to 2016)
  • Readiness for college-level English
  • Readiness for college-level math
Group 3
  • Minimum ACT composite score of 23, SAT total score of 1130 (New – 2016 and later), or SAT combined mathematics and critical reading score of 1050 (Old – prior to 2016)
  • Minimum high school overall GPA of 2.35
  • Readiness for college-level English
  • Readiness for college-level math