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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. Tari Dilks

McNeese Nursing Professor Elected to National Leadership Role

Dr. Tari Dilks, professor of nursing at McNeese State University, has been elected president-elect of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association Board of Directors. Dilks will begin her term at the APNA 32nd Annual Conference Oct. 24-27 in Columbus, Ohio. Dilks is co-coordinator of McNeese’s Master of Science in Nursing programs and director of the psychiatric/mental…

Spencer Jackson, engineering senior, Dr. Daryl Burckel, McNeese president, Rainwater, Stacy Lyons, elementary education and visual arts senior, Chloe Pugliese, elementary education junior, and Dr. Mitchell Adrian, McNeese provost and vice president for academic affairs and enrollment management.

Changing Lives Through Scholarships

Many students are able to attend McNeese State University for one reason—scholarships. A recent $10,000 donation from a 1985 McNeese alumnus has changed the lives of four students by providing financial support to obtain a degree. Paul Rainwater, a native of DeQuincy, is a former local and state government official in Louisiana and an expert…

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