Choosing a university is one of the first steps your student will take as an adult, and making the right choice can have a big impact on their future. Whether you are a college graduate yourself and know all about the process of helping your student apply, or you're learning the ins-and-outs of a university education for the first time, we're here to help you assist your student in making the choice that is best for them.


If our student has already applied to McNeese and been accepted, you can learn more about how to help them be successful at McNeese through our parent orientation.



你的学生可能已经有了学位计划, 或者他们可能正在努力决定一个专业. They might even not be sure that college is right for them. 他们可能会尽自己最大的努力, 结构化的任务, or flourish in the field learning through a process of creativity, 发现, 和自主性. 他们的成功可能在于个性化的关注, or they may thrive in an environment that emphasizes collaboration and teamwork.

Helping your student find the balance between their learning needs, 合适的学术项目, 负担得起的学费, 而且地理位置也会让人望而生畏. 添加到任务中, you undoubtedly want to support your student in making their own choices, while also ensuring that they enter adulthood with the skills and knowledge necessary to thrive in an ever-evolving world and without undue financial burdens.

在McNeese, we are committed to helping your student discover the degree program that will secure their future. We pledge to provide them with the encouragement and support they need to help them achieve their dreams, 以及满足他们学习方式的灵活性. 无论他们选择哪个学位课程, our goal is to instill in them the timeless knowledge and skills that bridge all academic disciplines, so they will graduate able to adapt and overcome whatever challenges the future might present.



The McNeese campus is nestled in the heart of Lake Charles, 路易斯安那州, 一个沉浸在卡津乡村中心的舒适城市. Our historic buildings are framed by 70-year-old live oaks, 美丽的景观和维护良好的步行道. Everywhere on campus is a five-to-ten-minute walk from everywhere else, 包括我们的宿舍, 学生健康中心和三层停车场, with added accessibility for students with mobility limitations. 位于I-210附近, our campus is also convenient for students who are looking to commute from the surrounding areas.

Our campus provides everything your student could want from a larger university, 包括展览和表演空间, 先进的运动设施和竞技场, 以及最先进的实验室和研究设施. 目前,我们一直在改进, we're expanding our campus amenities and facilities to better meet our students' needs.



当你想到大学, you may think of large auditoriums where hundreds of students are crowded in to listen to a professor lecture from a podium. 这在McNeese是不会发生的. 小班授课,师生比例低, our professors and instructors have personal relationships with each of their students, and therefore a personal stake in their welfare and success. 他们是各自领域的高素质专家, our professors and instructors provide individualized mentorship to students and help them make the best decisions to meet their educational and career goals. With 70% of our professors and instructors classified as full-time 教师 or tenure-track, 我们致力于保持强大, long-term teaching 工作人员 that is committed to student success.

学习延伸到课堂之外, 太, and so we offer a variety of enrichment opportunities such as study abroad and, 这要归功于我们与当地工业的紧密联系, a robust internship program available to students in every major. We are also proud to offer a number of employment opportunities for students right here on campus.



我们希望你的学生毕业时不仅受过良好的教育, 同时也体现了我们大学的价值观——诚实, 完整性, 尊重, 和勇气. 我们也希望您的学生在这里有宾至如归的感觉, 我们鼓励一种关心的氛围, 尊重, 以及政府的支持, 教师, 工作人员, 和学生. We’re happy to support a range of student organizations to realize these interconnected goals and strive to create a sense of community through campus-wide events and gatherings, 比如我们的返校和欢迎周庆祝活动.



大学是一个每个人都应该感到安全的地方. Ensuring your student's health and safety is a core part of our culture, which is why we have a dedicated on-site police force who work to keep campus safe and secure. 我们也相信安全是主动的, 社区工作, which is why we have policies in place protecting all members of our campus community against bullying, 骚扰, 虐待行为.

Our dedication to health and safety also extends to your student's physical and mental well being at McNeese, 所以我们才有校内学生健康服务, where students can receive acute medical care fully funded by an assessed student health fee included in their regular semester fees. Students can also receive free counseling and acute mental health care at our on-campus counseling center.



当然, cost is at the forefront of any parent's mind when helping your student choose where to attend, and figuring out how to pay for a degree can feel like a minefield. 在McNeese,我们的目标是让这个决定变得简单. McNeese has one of the lowest in-state and out of state tuition rates in 路易斯安那州. 事实上,我们也使申请奖学金变得简单, 当你的学生申请入学时, they will automatically be considered for and notified if they qualify for university-funded scholarships. 除了, McNeese awards on average more than $34 million in federal financial aid through grants, 勤工俭学, 学生贷款.


Now that you know more about us, are you interested in helping your student apply?
麦克尼斯大学全年都在招生, so your student can apply for admission and be accepted at any time.