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Overview

Lamar University
Location Beaumont, TX
Setting Midsize City
Enrollment 16,637
Type Public 4 Year
National Ranking #836
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit
Website lamar.edu
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Costs

Lamar University
Tuition (In State) $6,129
Tuition (Out of State) $15,945
Room & Board $9,064
Avg Net Price $11,116
Avg Grant Aid $10,226
% Receiving Grant Aid 72%

Admission

Lamar University
Applied 7,512
Admitted 6,211
Acceptance Rate 82.7%
Enrolled % 23.7%
Avg High School GPA 3.35
Typical High School Grades B+
Admissions Standards Very Easy
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 17/23
SAT Range 943/1140
Submit Test Scores Considered but not required
Application Deadline May 15, 2023

Academics

Lamar University
Student to Faculty Ratio 19:1
Popular Majors
  • Business (18%)
  • General Studies (14%)
  • Health Professions (14%)
  • Liberal Arts and Humanities (9%)
  • Engineering (7%)

Outcomes

Lamar University
Graduation Rate 31%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $45,500
Making Student Loan Payments 42%
Median Student Loan Debt $22,000
Median Loan Payment $227

Diversity

Lamar University
% Men 32%
% Women 68%
Racial Diversity Very High
HBCU No
% White 48%
% Black 27%
% Hispanic 15%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 2%
% International 2%
% Unknown Race 2%

Students

Lamar University
% In-State 97%
% Out-of-State 2%

Campus

Lamar University
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes Yes
Daycare Facility No
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/