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McNeese State University

McNeese State University has an important responsibility for education, research, and service in Southwest Louisiana. Founded in 1939, students are afforded the opportunity to attend a mid-sized university with a tradition of academic excellence in a friendly atmosphere.

Fundamental to this mission is the faculty commitment to excellence in teaching, research and creative scholarly activity. At McNeese, students can choose from more than 60 degree programs offered by the Colleges of Business, Education, Engineering and Computer Science, Liberal Arts, Nursing and Health Professions, Science and Agriculture, the Department of General and Basic Studies, and the DoreĢ School of Graduate Studies. McNeese is home to a diverse population of students from the state of Louisiana, the United States, and around the world. Excellence with a personal touch.

McNeese State University at a Glance

State's only collegiate rodeo team

80 acres of donated farm property used for research and farming

Second university in the country to offer a minor in innovation for students in all majors

Named one of the best regional universities in the South for six consecutive years U.S. News & world Report

Campus Info


4205 Ryan Street
Lake Charles, LA



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