Lamar University

4400 MLK
Beaumont, TX 77705
(409) 880-7011
http://www.lamar.edu

General

  • Type of college: 4-year Public
  • Total student population: 13,992
  • Undergraduate population: 9,605
  • Student to faculty ratio: 19 to 1

Tuition, Room & Board, Books & Supplies and Other Fees

  • Total cost for in-state students living on campus: $13,620
  • Total cost for out-of-state students living on campus: $22,214
  • Total cost for in-state students living off campus: unavailable
  • Total cost for out-of-state students living off campus: unavailable

Financial Aid Provided

  • Students receiving financial aid: 78%
  • Average financial aid received per student: $1,983
  • Students receiving Pell grants: 40%
  • Average Pell grant received per student: $1,733
  • Students receiving federal aid: 42%
  • Average federal aid received per student: $1,721
  • Students receiving state aid: 25%
  • Students receiving institutional aid: 10%

Admissions

  • Total applicants: 5,790
  • Percent admitted: 62%
  • Percent admitted (men): 62%
  • Percent admitted (women): 62%
  • Average SAT critical reading scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): 390, 510
  • Average SAT math scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): 400, 520
  • Average SAT writing scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): 390, 490

Enrollment

  • Total enrolled (Fall 2008): 13,465
  • Male students (Fall 2008): 37%
  • Female students (Fall 2008): 63%

Graduation

  • Graduation rate: 32%
  • Graduation rate (men): 31%
  • Graduation rate (women): 33%

Degrees Offered

  • Associates
  • Bachelors
  • Masters
  • PhD