Lamar University

Beaumont, Texas

Overview

Address4400 MLK Blvd
School Websitewww.lamar.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Midsize

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Lamar University is a small public, 4-year college based in Beaumont, Texas that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 5,486 students applied to Lamar University. Of those students, 4,626 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Lamar University was $5,912, in addition to fees of $2,461. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Lamar University.

Lamar University has a 27% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

Very High

SAT-
ACT-
GPANeither required nor recommended

%

The Lamar University acceptance rate is 84%. To put this into perspective, 4,626 of the 5,486 students who applied to Lamar University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Lamar University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Lamar University had an SAT score between the range of 950 and 1,120. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Lamar University was between 18 and 23 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to Lamar University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Lamar University, the tuition for in-state residents is $5,912. Combined with fees of $2,461, room and board costs of $8,920, other expenses of $4,336 and the $1,012 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $22,641.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $18,333 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Lamar University to $32,601 for out-of-state students.

Students at Lamar University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Lamar University was $4,959 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 52%.

Lamar University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio18:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Lamar University.

Lamar University has a good gender split, with 58% of undergraduates being female and 42% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Texas residents; in fact, 97% of all students reside in Texas. However, 2% of students come from out-of-state and 2% of students are international.

The student to faculty ratio at Lamar University is 18:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Lamar University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 56% students enroll at Lamar University part-time; the other 6,457 students enrolled full-time.

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