Acceptance Rate 83 %
SAT Average 1,042
Tuition & Fees $18,407
Student Population 16,637
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $7,751

Academic Overview

Lamar University Campus, Beaumont, TX
Lamar University is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Beaumont, Texas. It is a Doctoral/Research University by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $8,591 for Texas residents and $18,407 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 16,637 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 83% and the graduation rate is 37% last year.
The salary after graduation from Lamar University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $46,000. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Lamar University are $8,591 for Texas residents and $18,407 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $8,337 for in-state students and $15,699 for out-of-state students.
Lamar University 2021 Tuition & Fees
Texas ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Lamar. The acceptance rate of Lamar is 83% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 25%. The average graduation rate is 37% and the transfer-out rate is 36%. The average received amount of financial aid is $7,751 and 64% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 16,637 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Lamar University is 83 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Lamar University is 37 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Lamar University is 36 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Lamar University is 64 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Lamar University is 16,637
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Lamar University is 18 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
18 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $7,751 at Lamar University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Lamar offers 93 major programs through online and on-site education where 28 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree5512
Post Bachelor's Degree22
Master's Degree3113
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship41
Doctor's degree - professional practice10

Special Learning Opportunities

Lamar University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCAir Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:2,505)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,250)

Veterans Benefits

Lamar University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges