Lamar University Admission
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Yield (Enrollment Rate)
A total of 6,129 students have applied and 5,397 students have allowed to admit to Lamar University (Acceptance rate: 88.06%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 29.07 % where 1,569 students have finally enrolled out of 5,397 admitted students.
Lamar acceptance rate is higher (easier to admit) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Texas. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi and Texas Southern University, its acceptance rate is average (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 83.59%).
Lamar enrollment rate (yield) is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Texas. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is average (average yield is 26.43%).
How to Apply to Lamar University
The following table summarizes the contact and directory information to apply Lamar. Lamar offers benefits for veterans, service member, or qualified family members. You may need to prepare certificate of eligibility (COE ) from the Veterans Affairs .
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Admission Statistics Charts
*Data Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).
2022 Test Scores Comparison
For the academic year 2021-2022, the average SAT score is 1,005 and the average ACT score is 20 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of Lamar University is around average than the schools (average score is 1,012). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
|SAT Average||ACT Average|
|Similarly Colleges in Rankings||993||20|
|All U.S. Colleges||1,123||68|
|Public, 4-Years Colleges||1,112||67|
|Public, 4-Years Colleges in Texas||1,075||62|
SAT/ACT Scores by Subject
At Lamar University, 574 students submitted SAT scores (42% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,005 and it is around average than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in Texas. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
|25th percentile||75th percentile|
|Evidence-Based Reading and Writing||460||560|
*Data Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)
At Lamar University, 108 students submitted ACT scores (8% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 20 and it is lower than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in Texas. The next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
|25th percentile||75th percentile|
The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to Lamar University. The school requires 3 items to submit - Secondary school rank, Secondary school record and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 2 items are recommended to submit - Completion of college-preparatory program, Formal demonstration of competencies and .
|Secondary school GPA||Neither required nor recommended|
|Secondary school rank||Required|
|Secondary school record||Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Formal demonstration of competencies||Recommended|
|Admission test scores||Considered but not required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)||Required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)||Neither required nor recommended|