LU is now test optional!

Students looking to join LU Fall 2021 and beyond will be eligible to receive admission without a standardized test score! 



Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Lamar University has made changes to its admission policies for Summer 2020 and Fall 2020.

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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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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

Fall 2020

International: July 1, 2020
Domestic: July 28, 2020

Admission Status

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



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