Lamar University is a test optional school meaning you are not required to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the school is "considered but not required". If you do elect to submit your SAT scores, the following information is helpful to understand how you compare with other applicants.
The average composite SAT score for admitted Lamar University freshman is 1005 out of 1600. For perspective, a 1005 is in the 41st percentile of all SAT test takers.
The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 910 to 1100. The 75th percentile score is 1100 while the 25th percentile score is 910.
The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by Lamar University but we estimate it to be around a 810 total composite SAT score.
The average score for Lamar University students on the math portion of the SAT is 495 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 450 and the 75th percentile score 540.
The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 460 to 560 and the average score for Lamar University students is 510.
Below are estimated chances of being accepted at Lamar University based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 88.1%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.4.
An SAT score of 1100 or higher is very competitive at Lamar University and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have an almost certain chance of acceptance with the probability 93% or higher.
Scores between 1010 to 1090 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. Your chance of acceptance is very high, estimated about 88% to 93%.
SAT scores between 910 to 1000 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 79% to 88% percent chance of being admitted.
SAT scores from 810 to 900 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 78% chance of admission to Lamar University. SAT scores below 810 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class
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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.