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Number Received Financial Aid (All Undergraduate) 5,353
Percent Received Financial Aid(All Undergraduate) 58%
Average Aid Amount $7,041
Number Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 1,221
Percent Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 86%

Financial Aid Information at Lamar

For the academic year 2018-2019, a total of 5,353 students (58% of undergraduate students) received one or more financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans. The average financial aid amount is $7,041. For freshmen (Full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students), 1,221 students (86% of enrolled students) received financial aid.
The 2021 undergraduate tuition & fees at Lamar University is $8,591 for Texas residents and $18,407 for out-of-state students, for reference.

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the academic year 2018-2019, a total of 5,353 students (58% of all students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received aid amount is $7,041. It includes federal, state, local, institutional, or other sources of grant aid. The following table describes the financial aid statistics by aid types at Lamar University for all undergraduate students.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid at Lamar University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid5,35358%$7,041
Pell Grants3,73040%$4,607
Federal Student Loans4,31547%$7,691

Beginning Students Financial Aid

a total of 1,221 beginning students (86% of all freshmen) have received any financial aid and 1,221 students (86% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree-seeking beginning undergraduate students. The below table shows the number and amount by the source of financial aid at Lamar University.
Beginning Students (Freshmen) Financial Aid at Lamar University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid1,22186%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources1,08576%$8,166
Federal Grants73552%$4,959
Pell Grants73452%$4,851
Other Federal Grants242%$3,532
State/Local Grants84459%$4,825
Institutional Grants30922%$3,696
Student Loans74552%$7,013
Federal Student Loans72551%$6,570
Other Student Loans493%$9,415

Students Headcount by Living Status

For academic year 2018-2019, total 1,051 full-time beginning students have enrolled and attended Lamar University. Among them, 658 students have lived on campus and 76 students lived off campus (without family). Next table shows the students count by living status and years.
Student Headcount by Living Location/Setting at Lamar University
Living Status201620172018
Living On-Campus660637658
Living Off-Campus with Family239299293
Living Off-Campus without Family808376

Grants and Scholarship Aid By Income Level (Paying In-State Tuition)

Next table shows number of students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded any grant/scholarship by income level for academic year 2018-2019 . The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution.
Grants of Scholarship Aid Statistics By Income Level at Lamar University
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedTotal Amount Aid Awarded Average Amount Aid Awarded
All level966788$6,809,176$7,049
$0 - $30,000422421$4,095,996$9,706
$30,001 - $48,000217214$1,888,799$8,704
$48,001 - $75,00012696$624,313$4,955
$75,001 - $110,0009427$110,754$1,178
$110,001 or more10730$89,314$835