The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Abilene Christian University is a private (not-for-profit) and Lamar University is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • Abilene Christian University has more expensive tuition & fees ($39,350) than Lamar University ($18,482).
  • It is harder to admit to Abilene Christian University than Lamar University.
  • Abilene Christian University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,160) than Lamar University (1,005).
  • Abilene Christian University has higher submitted ACT score (25) than Lamar University (20).
  • Lamar University has more students with 16,637 students while Abilene Christian University has 5,291 students.
  • Lamar University has more full-time faculties with 434 faculties while Abilene Christian University has 272 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Abilene Christian University and Lamar University.
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Abilene Christian Universityvs.Lamar University
Abilene, TexasLocationBeaumont, Texas
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral/Research University
$39,350Tuition & Fees
In-State$8,690
Out-Of-State$18,482
97% ($21,092)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)64% ($7,751)
$21,092Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,751
58.06 %Acceptance Rates81.65 %
16.33 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)32.55 %
1,160SAT Score1,005
25ACT Score20
60 %Graduation Rate39 %
-Transfer-out Rate34 %
76 %Retention Rate69 %
5,291Student Population16,637
272Number of Faculties434
13 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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