Get a bird's-eye view of Lamar University!

Cardinal View is our largest open house event of the year! Join us February 29th and see what your future looks like at Lamar University.


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Accepted Students

Congratulations and welcome to the Cardinal Community! You are part of a group of accomplished students who will make great things happen and shape the future at LU, in Southeast Texas and the world.

Next Steps for Accepted Students

Let us put you in contact with a Lamar University expert to learn about admissions, campus life and more.
Thank you for your interest in Lamar University!, You will be hearing from a Lamar University representative soon to answer any questions you have and to find out more about where you are in your college search.

Also, check out the guide to LU Open your Guide.
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Join the official Lamar University Class of 2023 Facebook group. 
Make friends, get a sneak peek into life at Lamar University, stay up-to-date with important information and connect with other future Cardinals!

Scholarships & Financial Aid

First complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) using LU code (003581). Apply by February 1 each year.


Application Deadlines

Summer 2020

International: April 15, 2020
Domestic: May 11, 2020

Admission Status

If you've applied and haven't received your college acceptance letter, you can check your admission status online.


Tours and Events


Cardinal View

Join us for our largest open-house event of the semester! Visit with your major of interest, learn about scholarships, financial aid and much more!  → Learn more


March Birthday Bash

Are you celebrating a March birthday? You should celebrate with us and take a special birthday tour of LU. 
Learn more


Cardinal Saturday

Can't plan a visit during the week? Come visit us on a Saturday to tour the campus of Lamar University! 
View a full list of available Saturdays

Take the virtual tour

or visit us on campus

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