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Lamar University

Beaumont, TX 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate84%

About Lamar University

Lamar University is a public, state university in the suburb of Beaumont, Texas. Lamar University was founded in 1923. The university enrolls around 17,004 students per year, including 8,347 undergraduate students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Lamar University

It is not difficult to get into Lamar University. Around 84% of applicants get into Lamar University each year. In 2022, 5,883 out of 7,039 total applicants were accepted.

Lamar University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 84%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 41%

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Lamar University is located in the town of Beaumont, Texas, in the suburbs of Houston.

If you are interested in seeing Lamar University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 10 to Beaumont, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Jack Brooks Regional.

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College Info

4400 Martin Luther King Parkway Beaumont, TX 77710

Campus Setting: Suburban

Lamar University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Lamar University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Lamar University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

930 - 1110


Math SAT Range

450 - 560


Reading SAT Range

470 - 570

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1110 and Above


930 to 1110


930 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Lamar University students is 1025. Applicants with SAT scores of 1110 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Lamar University, while applicants with SAT scores between 930 to 1110 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 930 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Lamar University.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Lamar University is like? There are approximately 17,004 students enrolled at Lamar University, including 8,347 undergraduate students and 8,657 graduate students. 74% percent of students attend school full-time, 98% percent are from TX and 2% percent of students are from other states.


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