For the eighth consecutive year, the U.S. News and World Report has ranked McNeese
State University as one of the best regional universities in the South
in its 2019 Best Colleges list released this week.
The U.S. News
ranking system evaluates colleges and universities on 16 measures of
academic quality, including outcomes, graduation rates, strength of
faculty, financial resources and student excellence.
this national ranking for eight consecutive years is an extraordinary
accomplishment and validates the dedication and commitment of our
faculty to the university’s mission - to change lives by providing
excellence with a personal touch,” said Dr. Daryl Burckel, McNeese
McNeese’s undergraduate engineering program was also ranked among the best undergraduate engineering programs in the country.
recently, the 2018 College ROI Report by PayScale Inc. ranked the
McNeese College of Engineering and Computer Science as the No. 1 program
among all engineering schools in the nation in terms of career return
on investment - topping all engineering programs in the state of
Burckel said McNeese continues to be a dynamic,
nationally recognized, student-centered university. "The McNeese vision
is to be the first choice for students, new faculty, employers and
donors and this national attention confirms our role as a leader in
providing high quality educational programs.”
To see the full
Best Colleges 2019 rankings by the U.S. News and World Report, visit
http://www.usnews.com/education and follow the links.