International Student Admission


Lamar University has updated admissions requirements for students looking to enter Summer 2020 and Fall 2020.
Get the latest information here and on our COVID-19 FAQ Page.

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.

After you are admitted, the Office of International Education and Services will communicate with you about other documents needed to process your I-20. These offices work together to provide a streamlined admission and enrollment experience.

You may always check the status of your application and any missing admissions documents online. Check Admission Status information is updated every 20 minutes.


Applicants should submit materials as soon as possible to allow time for visa interview appointments at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate, which may have wait times of days or weeks.

For Fall (August)
Priority Deadline: April 15
Final Deadline: July 1

For Spring (January)
Priority Deadline: Sept. 1
Final Deadline: Dec. 1

For Summer (June)
Priority Deadline: Jan. 15
Final Deadline: April 15

Check Your Admission Status

Have you applied but not received your acceptance letter?