McNeese State University Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

This is the complete guide for transferring to McNeese. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to McNeese.

What are your chances at McNeese?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at McNeese or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

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    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At McNeese, 5.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for McNeese State University, click here

    What are the transfer requirements for McNeese?

    McNeese requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Required of Some
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement Not Required
    Interview Required of Some
    Standardized Test Scores Required of Some
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Required of All

    In addition to the above requirements, McNeese also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    McNeese requires a minimum of 18 credits.

    What are McNeese State University’s Transfer Deadlines?

    Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down McNeese transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

    Closing Date Reported Deadline
    Fall Transfer Deadline August 23
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

    We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

    In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

    When are decision dates for McNeese State University transfer applicants?

    If you applied to transfer to McNeese on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

    Deadline Notification Dates
    Fall Transfer Deadline July 8
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

    What is McNeese State University’s transfer acceptance rate?

    In 2019, McNeese received 694 transfer applicants.

    The school accepted 489 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for McNeese is 70.46%.

    This indicates how hard it is to transfer into McNeese. You can use the free calculator below to predict your chances of getting accepted.

    What are your chances at McNeese?

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    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    Additionally, of the 489 accepted transfer students, 345 students enrolled - that means the yield was 70.55%.

    McNeese accepts 71 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

    How can you afford McNeese

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    What are the McNeese State University transfer GPA requirements?

    McNeese requires a minimum college GPA of 2.0 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, McNeese requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.0.

    Will you enjoy transferring to McNeese?

    There are a lot of reasons to transfer to McNeese. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

    Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

    Or perhaps you’re drawn to Lake Charles...

    Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

    Finding success at McNeese is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

    These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

    If you’re considering transferring to McNeese then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

    Final Verdict: How to transfer into McNeese

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the McNeese website for more info.
    McNeese accepts 70.46% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into McNeese, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.49 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.63. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of McNeese students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 470 600 535
    SAT Reading 420 510 465
    2018 Total SAT Score 890 1110 1000
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 18 24 21
    ACT Reading 20 25 22
    2018 Total ACT Score 38 49 43

    McNeese State University’s average SAT score is 1000. To be a competitive applicant for McNeese State University your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

    What are your chances at McNeese?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at McNeese or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    If you’re considering transferring to McNeese, you may also want to consider the schools:

    Transfering to Auburn University at Montgomery
    Transfering to University of Arkansas at Little Rock
    Transfering to Arkansas State University-Main Campus
    Transfering to Arkansas Tech University
    Transfering to University of Central Arkansas