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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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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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Students connect with student organizations and area businesses during Howdy Rowdy Welcome Back.

Howdy Rowdy Welcome Begins Next Week at McNeese

Howdy Rowdy Welcome Back 2018 kicks off the fall semester Monday, Aug. 20, for thousands of new and returning students to the McNeese State University campus with a variety of events over the next two weeks. This event provides numerous opportunities for students to experience what campus and community life has to offer. Scheduled events…

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Thaddeus Richard

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Thaddeus Richard, a psychology senior from Eunice at McNeese State University, has been recognized as the national student of the year by Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity. Richard is the 2018 recipient of the Dr. Phillip M. Summers Student of the Year award that is presented to one student among the 187 national chapters who demonstrates leadership…


Named One of the Best Regional Universities in the South

For Seven 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