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For eight 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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from left, state Rep. Mark Abraham (R-District 36), Sen. Dan W. "Blade" Morrish (R-District 25), Blaine E. Kelly, strategic account lead, government and education solutions, AT&T Services, McNeese President Dr. Daryl Burckel, Sarah Allen, regional director, external and legislative affairs, AT&T Services, Chance Henry, AT&T retail store manager for Sulphur, and Meghan Perrodin, AT&T assistant store manager in Lake Charles.

McNeese Foundation Receives AT&T Donation for STEM Scholarships

AT&T recently donated $10,000 to the McNeese State University Foundation for scholarships to students majoring in science, technology, engineering or math. The university continues to serve as an economic and workforce development partner for Southwest Louisiana employers who are seeking well-prepared employees in STEM-related jobs to meet the demands of the billions of dollars in…

The Grinch stands smirking with the musical title to his right.

McNeese Graduate Playing Trumpet for Touring Broadway Production

McNeese State University music performance major Victor Medina was not  among his 562 classmates who donned their blue and gold caps and gowns for this Saturday’s 2018 fall commencement in Burton Coliseum. Medina, who is graduating in absentia, has gotten a jump-start on his career as a professional musician. He was tapped in mid-November to…

Named One of the Best Regional Universities in the South

For Eight Consecutive Years

-U.S. News & World Report

Ranked 1st in Nation

College of Engineering and Computer Science in Return on Investment

-PayScale, Inc - 2018

Ranked 3rd in Louisiana

Among public and private schools for best average starting salary for graduates