Overview

Student Population
14,506
Lamar University overview
Location Beaumont, Texas
Online lamar.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Lamar University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Beaumont, Texas, Lamar University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 5,445 prospective students applied, and 4,446 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,447 enrolled in the school.  6,520 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 7,986 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $5,832 plus fees of $2,482. Lamar University is ranked 1285 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Very Easy 
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SAT 1030/1210
ACT 18/23
GPA 3.21
Applications Accepted
81.7% 
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Applications Due Aug 1, 2020
Applicant Competition Very Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Texas Resident Tuition
$5,832
In State Costs for Lamar University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,012
Other Fees$2,482
Room and Board $8,740
Budget for Other Expenses$4,336
Total One Year Cost$22,402
Out of State Tuition
$15,792
Out of State Costs for Lamar University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,012
Other Fees$2,482
Room and Board $8,740
Budget for Other Expenses$4,336
Total One Year Cost$32,362

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$45,500 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
31% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Lamar University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 18%
General Studies 14%
Health Professions 14%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 9%
Engineering 7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=226091 IPEDS survey data for Lamar University.