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Online Admissions

Online Admissions


  1. Be admitted into McNeese State University as a degree-seeking student. MSU Online Application
  2. Do not need developmental math or English courses. (Although this may be overcome by taking the ACT Compass test or entering into StraighterLine courses).

How to Apply:

Current McNeese Students:
Complete a Curriculum Change form to transfer from your current department to the online learning department of your choice: 
  • Criminal Justice
  • Family and Child Studies
  • Sociology
  • Management
  • Psychology

New Applicants:
  1. Submit an official online application for admission and $20 non-refundable application fee.
  2. Submit official transcripts from all collegiate institutions previously attended regardless of whether credit was earned or is desired.
  3. Complete and submit the proof of immunization form  PDF.
  4. Submit a copy of Draft Card (males ages 18 - 25 only)

Documents should be submitted to admissions by email ( or fax (337-475-5978).

Official college transcripts must be mailed directly from the university to:

McNeese Office of Admissions and Recruiting
McNeese State University
Box 91740
Lake Charles, LA 70609