International Programs

Lake Charles, Louisiana

McNeese is the home away from home to 400 international students from over 50 countries. From those seeking undergraduate degrees to those pursuing their masters', you can find international students in nearly all of our over 100 degree programs at McNeese, from animal science to molecular biology to technical writing.

As a university, we're committed to providing all of our students with an enriching, multinational and multicultural environment, a supportive community, and a once-in-a-lifetime educational experience.

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Our Degree Programs

McNeese offers a range of fully-accredited bachelor's degree, master's degree, and doctoral programs. With one of the most affordable tuition rates in the state of Louisiana, and with a reputation for faculty excellence and high return on investment for our graduates, McNeese is the perfect place to pursue your education in the United States.

Internships & Student Employment

At McNeese, we believe that experiences outside of the classroom are crucial for students to develop the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in their careers. That's why we partner with local organizations to ensure that all of our students, including international students, have access to a variety of internship and student employment opportunities, no matter what field.

Clubs & Organizations

McNeese is home to a number of multicultural clubs and organizations on campus where our international students have the chance to connect and help each other navigate studying in the U.S. But that's not all -- with more than 50 other student clubs, McNeese makes it easy to make friends, explore your hobbies, and find new passions.

Office of International Studies

The staff of McNeese's Office of International Studies is available to help guide you through the application process, from university entrance requirements to what to expect when you arrive in the United States. If you're interested in applying to McNeese but don't know where to start, contact us today!