How to Apply to Lamar University

Lamar University Admission

Future Lamar University students should apply for admission online using the statewide Apply Texas system. To complete your application, you also may be required to submit standardized test scores and transcripts of previous high school and/or college work. 

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Undergraduate Admission

Entering Freshmen should have their official high school transcript and their SAT or ACT scores sent directly to Lamar University. Use SAT Code 6360 or ACT Code 4114. This requirement also applies to students with high school dual credit or AP/IB credit and to transfer students with fewer than 18 hours of college credit.

Transfer Students, including those with fewer than 18 hours of college credit, should also have official copies of all prior college and university transcripts sent to Lamar University. This applies regardless of the length of attendance and regardless of whether credit was earned.

Online Courses and Degrees You can take a variety of courses online and several completely online degrees are available.  You can choose from 5-week, 8-week and 15-week courses. Current teachers can earn a master’s degree in education in as little as 18 months with classes offered in five-week sessions. Accelerated bachelor’s degree programs include the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Bachelor of General Studies and Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences, which allows you to earn experiential credit.

To apply, entering students should send materials to:

Lamar University
Office of Admissions
P.O. Box 10009
Beaumont, TX 77710

Graduate and Post-Degree Program Admission

Graduate Students should submit official transcripts from each college or university attended including the accredited institution that awarded the applicant's bachelor's degree. Graduate students also should submit scores on the GRE or GMAT (for MBA applicants). Both tests are administered by the LU Career & Testing Center.

Post-Baccalaureate and Post Masters students should submit official transcripts from the college or university where the bachelor's or master's degree was conferred.

To apply, Graduate, Post Baccalaureate and Post Masters students should send materials to:

Lamar University
Graduate Admissions
P.O. Box 11614
Beaumont, TX 77710

International Students

International Students, both undergraduate and graduate, should refer to the International Students page.