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Can I get into Lamar University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 3,583 out of 4,529 applicants or 79% were admitted making Lamar University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores. Only 43% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||42%||45%||43%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Lamar University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that Lamar University regularly accepts students with ACTs of 18 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. 35 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Lamar University.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 940 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 840. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1040 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 82 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>86%|
|21 to 24||Avg +||79%-86%|
|18 to 21||Avg -||69%-79%|
|15 to 18||Reach||57%-69%|
|Less than 15||Low||<57%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1140 and Above||Good||>86%|
|1040 to 1140||Avg +||79%-86%|
|940 to 1040||Avg -||69%-79%|
|840 to 940||Reach||57%-69%|
|Less than 840||Low||<57%|
Lamar University has not reported high school GPA data for its freshman class at this time.
You have 72 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Aug 1, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to Lamar University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Neither required nor recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=226091 IPEDS survey data for Lamar University.