College Admission Requirements

If you’re interested in starting the next step in your education, find out how to apply for Lamar’s undergraduate and graduate programs. Whether you’re a first-time college student preparing to start your freshman year or a student transferring from another university, see the requirements for gaining admission to each of our programs.

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Apply for admission and get accepted before you register.
If you are returning after a break in enrollment of one semester or more, submit an application for readmission.

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Talk to an Admissions Counselor

Starting college is an exciting time in life. We know you'll have questions about the university and how to apply. Talk to an admissions counselor in your area... we can help!

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The first step is completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) using Lamar University's code (003581). Apply no later than March 31 each year.

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Application Deadline

Fall 2024

Priority Deadline: April 15, 2024
Final Deadline: July 1, 2024
Application: August 1, 2024
Documents: August 8, 2024

Spring 2025

Priority Deadline: September 1, 2024
Final Deadline: December 1, 2024
Application: December 26, 2024
Documents: January 2, 2025
*All applications must be submitted by 5:00pm central time



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