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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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Dr. Daryl Burckel and Willie Mount

McNeese Foundation Donates to McNeese First Choice Campaign

The McNeese State University Foundation has donated $25,000 to support the First Choice Campaign at McNeese. Local industry partners and contractors are investing in McNeese and the future of Southwest Louisiana through the First Choice Campaign, a three-year initiative with a goal of raising $1 million per year for the next three years. McNeese is…

Handel's Messiah

78th Messiah Set at McNeese

The Lake Charles Messiah Chorus and Orchestra will present a holiday tradition here in Southwest Louisiana with the 78th performance of George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah” at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, in historic F.G. Bulber Auditorium at McNeese State University. The tradition began in 1940 when a new young college teacher – Francis G. Bulber…

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