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Number Received Financial Aid (All Undergraduate) 5,596
Percent Received Financial Aid(All Undergraduate) 84%
Average Aid Amount $6,283
Number Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 1,155
Percent Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 96%

Financial Aid Information at McNeese

For the academic year 2019-2020, a total of 5,596 students (84% of undergraduate students) received one or more financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans. The average financial aid amount is $6,283. For freshmen (Full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students), 1,155 students (96% of enrolled students) received financial aid.
The 2022 undergraduate tuition & fees at McNeese State University is $8,380 for Louisiana residents and $16,418 for out-of-state students, for reference.

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the academic year 2019-2020, a total of 5,596 students (84% of all students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received aid amount is $6,283. It includes federal, state, local, institutional, or other sources of grant aid. The following table describes the financial aid statistics by aid types at McNeese State University for all undergraduate students.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid at McNeese State University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid5,59684%$6,283
Pell Grants2,06431%$4,768
Federal Student Loans2,53638%$6,373

Beginning Students Financial Aid

a total of 1,155 beginning students (96% of all freshmen) have received any financial aid and 1,039 students (86% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree-seeking beginning undergraduate students. The below table shows the number and amount by the source of financial aid at McNeese State University.
Beginning Students (Freshmen) Financial Aid at McNeese State University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid1,15596%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources1,03986%$8,499
Federal Grants44237%$5,043
Pell Grants44237%$4,871
Other Federal Grants15113%$503
State/Local Grants94278%$4,587
Institutional Grants59449%$3,839
Student Loans55846%$5,101
Federal Student Loans54645%$4,948
Other Student Loans171%$8,496

Students Headcount by Living Status

For academic year 2019-2020, total 923 full-time beginning students have enrolled and attended McNeese State University. Among them, 323 students have lived on campus and 163 students lived off campus (without family). Next table shows the students count by living status and years.
Student Headcount by Living Location/Setting at McNeese State University
Living Status201720182019
Living On-Campus417296323
Living Off-Campus with Family419404375
Living Off-Campus without Family238173163

Grants and Scholarship Aid By Income Level (Paying In-State Tuition)

Next table shows number of students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded any grant/scholarship by income level for academic year 2019-2020 . The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution.
Grants of Scholarship Aid Statistics By Income Level at McNeese State University
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedTotal Amount Aid Awarded Average Amount Aid Awarded
All level723570$6,312,035$8,730
$0 - $30,000224192$2,676,168$11,947
$30,001 - $48,000124113$1,364,725$11,006
$48,001 - $75,0009977$775,961$7,838
$75,001 - $110,00010468$532,185$5,117
$110,001 or more172120$962,996$5,599