2022 Graduation Rate

The graduation rate at Lamar University is 38.67% last year which is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Texas. 582 students have completed their degree/certificate programs among 1,505 candidates.
Compared to similar schools in college ranking, its graduation rate is average where the average graduation rate of the schools is 37.60%.
The transfer-out rate is 33.75% that is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Texas. The retention rate (full-time students) is 57% that is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Texas.

Graduation Rate and Comparison Chart

Number of Completers and Graduation Rate

The next table summarizes the outcome measures with the number of students at Lamar University. 582 students have completed and 508 students have transferred out to other institutes. In addition, 65 students still enrolled and 350 students have left the school before completing their studies.
Graduation Rate with number of completers
TotalBachelor's or Equivalent
Total (Candidates)1,5051,505
Completers582
(38.67%)
582
Transfer-out508
(33.75%)
508
Still Enrolled65
(4.32%)
65
No Longer Enrolled350
(23.26%)
350

Graduation Rate by Completion Time (Bachelor's Degree)

The below table shows the number of completers with graduation rate by completion time. The number in parenthesis denote the graduation rate for the corresponding students. The numbers and rate for the 125% and 150% normal times are not cumulative, but additional completers and graduate rate for that period. For example, 263 students have completed in 4 years and additional 209 students have completed in the 5th year.
Graduation Rate by Completion Time (4-years Bachelor's degree)
TotalMenWomen
100% normal time (in 4 Years)263
(17.48%)
93
(13.50%)
170
(20.83%)
125% normal time (in 5 Years)209
(13.89%)
80
(11.61%)
129
(15.81%)
150% normal time (in 6 Years)110
(7.31%)
57
(8.27%)
53
(6.50%)

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity
TotalMenWomen
Total38.67% (582/1,505) 33.38% (230/689) 43.14% (352/816)
American Indian or Alaska Native37.50% (3/8) 33.33% (1/3) 40.00% (2/5)
Asian59.18% (29/49) 52.38% (11/21) 64.29% (18/28)
Black (Non-Hispanic)26.19% (121/462) 20.11% (37/184) 30.22% (84/278)
Hispanic40.08% (103/257) 34.88% (45/129) 45.31% (58/128)
White46.48% (271/583) 39.93% (115/288) 52.88% (156/295)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander50.00% (1/2) 100.00% (1/1) 0.00% (0/1)
Two or More Race41.46% (17/41) 31.58% (6/19) 50.00% (11/22)
Unknown35.29% (30/85) 30.30% (10/33) 38.46% (20/52)

Number of Completers by Race/Ethnicity