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Students must first be approved for admission to McNeese State University and be issued the form I-20 Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status before applying for the student visa at the American Consulate in the country of citizenship. The information below is for people who plan to enter the United States for the first time to study. For information on bringing dependents to the U.S., returning to continue studies, or renewing your visa, or for more details on how to apply for a student visa, refer to the U.S. Department of State.

Good luck on your interview! We look forward to welcoming you as part of the McNeese family!