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Visiting Students

Learn how to become part of the McNeese family.

Visiting Overview

If you're pursuing a degree at another college or university but are interested in taking classes at McNeese and transferring those credits to your home institution, you're considered a visiting student.

Note: Before you start the application process, make sure meet admission requirements.

It's important to note that, as a visiting student, your enrollment is limited to the term your application is approved for, and you are not eligible for financial aid since you are not considered degree-pursuing student at McNeese. If you want to transfer to McNeese, you will have to meet the admission requirements and apply as a transfer student.

How to Apply

After You Appy

Pay a nonrefundable $20 application fee after you receive notification that your application has been processed.
Submit Proof of Immunization Compliance Form
(Males ages 18-25) Submit a copy of your draft card.
(Optional) Apply for financial aid and scholarships at McNeese's FAFSA school code is 002017.
(Optional) Apply for on-campus housing at
(Optional) Purchase a commuter or residence campus dining meal plan at

Note: While not required for admission, college transcripts and ACT/SAT scores may be required for placement in certain courses.

Office of Admissions


App Deadlines

Fall applications - due August 1
Spring applications - due December 1
Summer applications - due May 15