College Portrait of Undergraduate Education

College Portrait of Undergraduate Education

College Portrait Comparison Results

Cost Comparison for Two Universities
Costs Lamar University
Total Estimated Costs In state Out of state
Tuition $6,540 $16,860
Required fees $0 $0
Room & board (on campus) $7,966 $7,966
Other expenses (books, transportation, etc.) $4,200 $4,200
Total $18,706 $29,026
Financial Aid
Average annual award of full-time beginning undergrads receiving grants and scholarships $5,948 (75% of undergrads)
Average annual loan of full-time beginning undergrads receiving loans $6,294 (52% of undergrads)
Percent of students that borrow 14%
Average indebtedness at graduation $0
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Student Success Comparison for Two Universities
Student Success & Progress Lamar University
Percent of students that returned after 1 year 61%
Percent of students graduated or were still enrolled in a college after 4 years 68%

Student Comparison for Two Universities
Students At: Lamar University
Total students 14,895
Total undergraduates 9,279
Average age of undergraduates 23
Women 5,355 (58%)
Men 3,924 (42%)
Student Residency

Campus Life Comparison for Two Universities
Campus Life Lamar University
Students per faculty 21 to 1
Women faculty 48%
Faculty of color 28%
Undergraduate classes with fewer than 50 students 91%
Percent of new freshmen who live on campus 49%

Applicant Information Comparison for Two Universities
Applicant Information Lamar University
Term Fall 2014
New Student Applications
Lamar University

Comparison Overview

Please note that not all data lends itself well to the simple side-by-side comparison offered on this page. We encourage you to visit the full College Portrait sites for the institutions you are interested in to view all of their information, including student experiences and student learning outcomes.