Lamar University

General Information

Website www.lamar.edu
Address 4400 MLK Blvd
City Beaumont
State TX
Zip 77705
Locale City: Midsize

Student Success Highlights

Retention Rate
First-year retention rate 63%
Graduation Rate
Four-year graduation rate 9.6%
Five-year graduation rate 22.9%
Six-year graduation rate 29.6%
Transfer-Out Rate
% of students who transfer out 36.2%

College Characteristics

Sector Public
Carnegie Classification Doctoral/Research
Size: Number of Undergraduates 9,268
Endowment Assets $112,895,240
Minority-Serving Institution Not Applicable
Accrediting Agency -
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% Undergraduates Taking Any Distance Education 52%

Admissions and Price

Average High School GPA Among College Freshmen -
Admission Test Scores Policy Required
Median SAT Verbal 475 (25th - 75th percentile = 430 - 520)
Median SAT Math 480 (25th - 75th percentile = 430 - 530)
Median SAT Writing -
Median ACT Composite 20.5 (25th - 75th percentile = 18 - 23)
Median ACT Writing -
Percent Admitted 76.2%
In-State Tuition and Fees $8,146
Out-of-State Tuition and Fees $17,938
Total Price for In-State Students Living on Campus $21,796
Average Net Price After Grants $11,485
Average Freshmen Student Loan (all sources) $7,624
Median earnings 10 years after entry $39,500
Median debt of completers $21,180
Federal Loan Default Rate 7.4%

Student Characteristics

% Pell Recipients Among Freshman 46.9%
% Underrepresented Minority 42.7%
% Black 27.3%
% Latino 14.9%
% Native American 0.4%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.1%
% Asian 5.0%
% White 47.3%
% Two or More Races 2.4%
% Other 2.5%
% Noresident Aliens 1.7%
% Female 57.2%
% Male 42.8%
% Age 25 and Over 21.4%
% Part-time 33.8%