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Lamar University
Location Beaumont, TX
Setting Midsize City
Enrollment 16,803
Type Public 4 Year
National Ranking #992
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit
Team Colors          


Lamar University
Tuition (In State) $6,228
Tuition (Out of State) $16,020
Room & Board $9,884
Avg Net Price $11,757
Avg Grant Aid $10,397
% Receiving Grant Aid 95%


Lamar University
Admission Chances Calculate
Applied 6,214
Admitted 5,203
Acceptance Rate 83.7%
Enrolled % 28.5%
Avg High School GPA 3.4
Typical High School Grades B+
Admissions Standards Extremely Easy
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 14/19
SAT Range 830/1030
Submit Test Scores Not required for admission, but considered if submitted (Test Optional)
Application Deadline


Lamar University
Student to Faculty Ratio 20:1
Popular Majors
  • Business (18%)
  • General Studies (14%)
  • Health Professions (14%)
  • Liberal Arts and Humanities (9%)
  • Engineering (7%)


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


Lamar University
% Men 34%
% Women 66%
Racial Diversity Very High
% White 48%
% Black 27%
% Hispanic 15%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 2%
% International 2%
% Unknown Race 2%


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


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 IPEDS and College Scorecard