Lamar University is a public, state institution in the suburb of Beaumont, Texas. Lamar University was founded in 1923. The college currently enrolls around 16,331 students per year, including 8,395 undergraduate students.
It is not difficult to get into Lamar University. Around 88% of applicants get into Lamar University each year. Out of 6,129 applications received in 2022, 5,397 students were offered admission.
|Lamar University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance|
|Overall Acceptance Rate||88%|
|Early Decision Acceptance Rate||ED not offered|
|Early Action Acceptance Rate||EA not offered|
|Test Optional||May require tests|
|Applicants Submitting SAT scores||83%|
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Lamar University is locatedin the town of Beaumont, Texas, in the suburbs of Houston.
If you are interested in seeing Lamar University for yourself, be sure to 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.
You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Lamar University and Beaumont are like without leaving home.
First-Year Applications are Due
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
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1110 and Above
930 to 1110
930 and Less
The median SAT score for Lamar University students is 1022. 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.
Wondering what life at Lamar University is like? There are approximately 16,331 students enrolled at Lamar University, including 8,395 undergraduate students and 7,936 graduate students. 53% 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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