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Non-Resident/Out of State Students

Non-Resident/Out of State Students

Residence status is determined by the Office of Admissions and Recruiting after the completed application for admission has been submitted.  
Detailed information on residency qualifications/exceptions
 

Non Resident/Out-of-State Fee Waivers
Graduate Assistants and athletic scholarship recipients may receive a non resident fee waiver.

A student granted a waiver is expected to make steady progress toward a degree. Appeals may be reviewed by the appropriate committee.

Students wishing to be considered for the Special Achievement Award should complete the Special Achievement Non-Resident/Out of State Waiver application.

First-time students will be considered for the McNeese Access Award through the online application for admission and scholarships.  
              
The Scholarships Office will notify eligible students of their award status. 
 
 
Out-of-State Fee Waiver Awards
Award Requirements
(US Citizens/Permanent Residents)
Value Description
McNeese Access Award Students with less than 12 hours of college work
21 ACT or SAT (1060 New) or SAT (980 Old)
2.25 high school GPA
Readiness for college-level English and math
Approximately $5600 per semester
(amount of non-resident/out-of-state fee)
Awarded to qualified students who are not residents of Louisiana
Students with 12  or more hours of college work
2.5 Overall collegiate GPA
Readiness for college-level English and math
McNeese Special Achievement Award 2.5 high school GPA  (if entering from high school)
OR
2.5 collegiate GPA
(on at least 24 hours of college work)
 
High achievement in performance area
Commitment to participate in activity
Demonstrated leadership
Satisfactory rating in interview
Approximately $5600 per semester
(amount of non-resident/out-of-state fee)
Awarded to qualified students who are not residents of Louisiana, such as those with high achievement in dance performance, debate, visual arts, music performance, theater performance, cheerleaders, flag corps, spirit groups, and the Student Government Association president