Lamar University

By: Courtney Webb

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ADMISSIONS

  • Recommened high school courses (at least 14 credits)
  1. 4 credits in English
  2. 3 credits in math
  3. 2 credits in Laboratory Sciences
  4. 2 1/2 credits in Social Sciences
  5. 2 1/2 credits in Electives (preferably 2 credits in foreign languages)


  • Testing Requirements
  1. If you high school rank is in the top 10% you have no minimum on the SAT or ACT.
  2. If your high school rank is anywhere from the top 11%-25% you have to score a 850 on the math and critical reading part of the SAT or have a score of 18 on the ACT.
  3. If you are considered in the 2nd quarter of your high school class you have to score a 930 on the math and critical reading part of the SAT or have a score of 20 on the ACT.
  4. If you are in the 3rd or 4th quarter of your high school class you have to score a 1000 on the math and critical reading part of the SAT or have a score of 21 on the ACT.
  5. If you were unranked, either home schooled or GED, you have to score a 1000 on the math and critical reading part of the SAT of have a score of 21 on the ACT.


  • Application Fee
There is a $25 fee to apply for Lamar University.


  • Contact Info
  1. Go to the admission office in the John Grey Center, in the Herman Lles Building.
  2. Go to the Lamar website and select the admission tab and you will find "Schedule a visit" tab

ANNUAL COSTS (based on 15 credit hrs/ semester)

  • Tuition= $6,540
  • Fees= $2,504
  • Books & Supplies= $2,400
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SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Contact information to get in touch with the scholarship office
  1. Go to http://beacardinal.lamar.edu/paying-for-college/scholarships.html to find out all the information you need for scholarships.
  2. Schedule a visit online



  • To submit applications online at lamar.edu/myscholarships




  • Mirabeau Scholarship
  1. This is an academic scholarship
  2. Eligibility requirements for 1st time college freshman are you have to have a SAT minimum score: 1250 (or) ACT score: 28 and a record of demonstrated excellence in academics, leadership, service, and/or creative endeavors.
  3. You have to submit a letter of interest that presents a personal statement of his or her academic goals and intended major, along with a current resume, and 3 letters of recommendation (2 must be from current teachers).
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HOUSING

  • The average cost of on-campus housing is $5,252 for one year.
  • To contact the Housing office you can call (409)-880-8500 or email housing@lamar.edu

CAMPUS VISITS

INTERESTING FACT

  • Lamar University is home to more than 100 registered clubs and organizations with almost any interest.
  • You can always start a new club if there is not one that fits your interest.