LU now accepts self-reported test scores!

Freshman students starting Fall 2020 are now able to self-report their SAT and ACT test scores to receive an admissions decision!
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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.

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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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Need info about scholarships & financial aid?

The first step is completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) using Lamar University’s code (003581). Apply no later than February 1 each year.



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.

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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.

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Office of Admissions and Recruitment
Admissions Visitor Center
John Gray Center, Herman Iles Building
Beaumont, Texas 77710

phone: 409-880-8888
fax: 409-880-7419

office hours:
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. CT, Monday - Friday


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