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Affordable Tier One Education

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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With over 100 student organizations on campus, everyone can find a way to explore their passions outside of the classroom.

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Our programs are nationally ranked, fully accredited, and feature some of the top educators in the nation.

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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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Col. Tony Polk

Changing Lives Will Change the World

Retired U.S. Army Col. Anthony Polk, the first black medical laboratory science graduate, knew his life was about to change when he received his acceptance letter to McNeese State University. What he didn’t know was that he was only at the beginning of a journey that would take him to all 50 states and over…

Statue of horse and rider in front of McNeese plaza.

McNeese Summer and Fall Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for both the 2019 summer session and 2019 fall semester at McNeese State University and class schedules can be viewed online at To start the registration process, students can go to and click on the “Student Central” icon and then click the Banner Self-Service button. Regular summer registration ends…

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