How to Apply to Lamar University

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. 

Undergraduate Admission


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. Students beginning Fall 2020 and later now have the option to self-report their test scores
Freshmen Admission Requirements

Transfer Students

Transfer students 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.  
Transfer Admission Requirements

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.  
More Information

Freshman and Transfer students should send materials to:

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

International Students

Lamar University welcomes students from around the world for both undergraduate and graduate study.
All international student admission documents, including applications, are processed by the Lamar University Admissions Office.

Get more International admissions information:

Undergraduate Admissions Graduate Admissions

Graduate and Post-Degree Program Admission

Graduate Students

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.
Graduate Admission Requirements

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.
Post Degree Requirements

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

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

Application Deadlines

Spring 2021

Application: December 1, 2020
Documents: December 1, 2020
Application: January 4, 2021
Documents: January 11, 2021

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