The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Lamar University is a Public and HBU is a Private (not-for-profit) 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 (1,042) than Lamar University (1,042).
  • HBU has higher submitted ACT score (20) 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 - Lamar University and Houston Baptist University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Lamar UniversityHBU
Lamar Universityvs.HBU
Beaumont, TexasLocationHouston, Texas
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctoral/Research UniversityCarnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (medium programs)
Tuition & Fees$34,500
64% ($7,751)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)92% ($22,899)
$7,751Average Amount of Financial Aid$22,899
81.65 %Acceptance Rates69.01 %
32.55 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)11.64 %
1,042SAT Score1,090
20ACT Score23
37 %Graduation Rate47 %
36 %Transfer-out Rate41 %
69 %Retention Rate71 %
16,637Student Population3,963
434Number of Faculties131
19 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services

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