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#24 Best Public Universities in Texas

Lamar University

Beaumont, Texas

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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
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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 5,486 prospective students applied, and 4,626 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,483 enrolled in the school.  6,457 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 8,326 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $5,912 plus fees of $2,461. Lamar University is ranked 965 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

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

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 2020 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists

Getting In

Admission Standards
Very Easy
Lamar University overview
SAT 950/1120
ACT 18/23
GPA 3.21
Applications Accepted
84.3% 
Lamar University overview
Applications Due May 15, 2021
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Texas Resident Tuition
$5,912
In State Costs for Lamar University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,012
Other Fees$2,461
Room and Board $8,920
Budget for Other Expenses$4,336
Total One Year Cost$22,641
Out of State Resident Tuition
$15,872
Out of State Costs for Lamar University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,012
Other Fees$2,461
Room and Board $8,920
Budget for Other Expenses$4,336
Total One Year Cost$32,601

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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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