L
#23 Best Public Universities in Texas

Lamar University

Beaumont, Texas

 1 Reviews

Overview

Student Population
14,783
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
Will you get accepted?

Find out how likely you are to get accepted at Lamar University based on your GPA, test scores, and even extracurricular activities. Then, get custom recommendations for how to improve your odds - completely for free.

Calculate My Chances

Sponsored by CollegeVine

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 6,249 prospective students applied, and 5,237 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,297 enrolled in the school.  6,457 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 8,326 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $6,032 plus fees of $2,462. Lamar University is ranked 955 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

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

Lamar University is rated within the lower 31% 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 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

View the CollegeSimply ranking methodology.

Getting In

Admission Standards
Very Easy
Lamar University overview
SAT 960/1140
ACT 17/23
GPA 3.21
Applications Accepted
83.8% 
Lamar University overview
Applications Due May 15, 2021
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $25

Explore admissions requirements

Annual Cost to Attend

Texas Resident Tuition
$6,032
In State Costs for Lamar University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,012
Other Fees$2,462
Room and Board $9,158
Budget for Other Expenses$4,336
Total One Year Cost$23,000
Out of State Resident Tuition
$16,160
Out of State Costs for Lamar University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,012
Other Fees$2,462
Room and Board $9,158
Budget for Other Expenses$4,336
Total One Year Cost$33,128

Tuition and financial aid details

Outcomes

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

Explore Post Graduation Outcomes

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%

View All 57 Majors

Other Colleges to Consider

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

Current students may use the Lamar University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.