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Lamar University

Beaumont, TX 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate88%
Acceptance Rate88%

About Lamar University

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.

Lamar University Acceptance Rate

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
Average GPA 3.4
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 83%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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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.

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 - 550


Reading SAT Range

460 - 570

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1110 and Above


930 to 1110


930 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

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.

Lamar University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

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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