Lamar UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Beaumont, Texas Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$8,494

Avg in-state tuition

$18,622

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Lamar University

Lamar University is a large public university located on an urban campus in Beaumont, Texas. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 15,460, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 84%. The university offers 55 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 34%, and a student-faculty ratio of 18:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $8,494, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $18,622.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

84% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 84%

Retention Rate 66%

Graduation Rate 34%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 960-1140

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 17-23

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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66%

Female Student Population

18:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

15k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

46%

Black

23%

Hispanic

20%

Asian

4%

Two or more races

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

Unknown

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

48% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

48%

State Grant Aid

63%

Institution Grant Aid

18%

Pell Grant

48%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,145
State Grant Aid $5,365
Institution Grant Aid $4,105
Pell Grant Aid $4,705
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Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.