Lamar University

4400 MLK Blvd, Beaumont, TX 77705

Lamar University Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline August 1
SAT / ACT Scores Due August 1
SAT II Scores Due August 1

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 2,059 2,862 4,921
Accepted 1,811 2,537 4,348
Acceptance Rate 88% 89% 88%
Enrolled 770 949 1,719

Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.


SAT Scores

(83% of Students Admitted to Lamar University Submit SAT Scores)

  • Verbal 400 to 500
  • Math 410 to 520
  • Writing 380 to 480
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Writing
Category Verbal Math Writing
Top 75th Percentile 500 520 480
Bottom 25th Percentile 400 410 380

ACT Scores

(38% of Students Admitted to Lamar University Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 15 to 21
  • Math 16 to 22
  • Composite 16 to 22
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 21 22 22
Bottom 25th Percentile 15 16 16

Lamar University Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($25)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA     Not Considered
High School Rank   Very Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations     Not Considered
Essay     Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities     Considered
Volunteer Work     Not Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Competencies   Important
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
Electives 3 3
English 4 4
Foreign Language 2
Math 3 3
Science 2 2
Social Studies 3 3
Electives 1 1

Lamar University Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 12,459 (95%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 566 (4%)

Lamar University Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($25)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 18)   Very Important
GPA (minimum 2.00)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement     Not Considered
Interview     Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores   Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
  Very Important

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