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
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 president.
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 Louisiana.
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
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