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#23 Best Public Universities in Texas

Lamar University

Beaumont, Texas

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Overview

Student Population
16,637
Lamar University overview
Location Beaumont, Texas
Online lamar.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Lamar University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study 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 7,512 prospective students applied, and 6,211 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,472 enrolled in the school.  5,368 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 11,269 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $6,129 plus fees of $2,462. Lamar University is ranked 836 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Ratings

4/10
Overall
4/10
Academics
2/10
Resources
5/10
Outcomes
3/10
Value

Lamar University is rated within the lower 30% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Lamar University within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very Easy
Lamar University overview
SAT 943/1140
ACT 17/23
GPA 3.35
Applications Accepted
82.7% 
Lamar University overview
Applications Due May 15, 2023
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $25

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Annual Cost to Attend

Texas Resident Tuition
$6,129
In State Costs for Lamar University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$2,462
Room and Board $9,064
Budget for Other Expenses$4,888
Total One Year Cost$23,743
Out of State Resident Tuition
$15,945
Out of State Costs for Lamar University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$2,462
Room and Board $9,064
Budget for Other Expenses$4,888
Total One Year Cost$33,559

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Outcomes

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

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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%

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

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