The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • HBU is a Private (not-for-profit) and Lamar University is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • HBU has more expensive tuition & fees ($34,500) than Lamar University ($18,407).
  • It is harder to admit to HBU than Lamar University.
  • HBU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,090) than Lamar University (1,042).
  • HBU has higher submitted ACT score (23) than Lamar University (20).
  • Lamar University has more students with 16,637 students while HBU has 3,963 students.
  • Lamar University has more full-time faculties with 434 faculties while HBU has 131 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Houston Baptist University and Lamar University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
HBULamar University
HBUvs.Lamar University
Houston, TexasLocationBeaumont, Texas
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Master's College and University (medium programs)Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral/Research University
$34,500Tuition & Fees
In-State$8,591
Out-Of-State$18,407
92% ($22,899)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)64% ($7,751)
$22,899Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,751
69.01 %Acceptance Rates81.65 %
11.64 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)32.55 %
1,090SAT Score1,042
23ACT Score20
47 %Graduation Rate37 %
41 %Transfer-out Rate36 %
71 %Retention Rate69 %
3,963Student Population16,637
131Number of Faculties434
16 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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