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Lamar University - Admission Requirements

General Information | High School | Standardized Tests

General Information
  • For a personal orientation and interaction session a campus visit is not required.
  • An admissions interview is not required.
  • Admissions may be deferred for
  • Special admission requirements:
    • 2 units of algebra, 1/2 unit of trigonometry, 1 unit of chemistry, and 1 unit of physics required of engineering program applicants. Special application, health exam, and letters of recommendation required of nursing and allied health program applicants.
  • Special admission programs exist.
    • Conditional admission.
  • Rank in top two-thirds of secondary school class or minimum combined SAT I score of 700 required of graduates of non-accredited secondary schools.

High School

This information will give you a better insight into various college requirements for high school seniors applying for admission.

  • Graduation from secondary school is required. General Educational Development (GED) Diploma is accepted in lieu of graduation.
  • This college requires a minimum number of secondary school units for freshmen admissions as listed below

      Subject Required Recommended
      Units of English   4.00
      Units of Math   3.00
      Units of Science   2.00
      Units of Social Studies   2.50
      Units of Electives  2.50
      Total Units   16.00

Standardized Tests

The Standardized Testing requirements for this school are as follows:

  • SAT I or ACT is required, and is used for admissions. However, SAT I is preferred.