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 four-years schools.
  • HBU has more expensive tuition & fees ($35,500) than Lamar University ($18,482).
  • It is harder to admit to HBU than Lamar University.
  • HBU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,005) than Lamar University (1,005).
  • HBU has higher submitted ACT score (20) than Lamar University (20).
  • Lamar University has more students with 16,320 students while HBU has 4,120 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.
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Lamar Universityvs.HBU
Beaumont, TexasLocationHouston, Texas
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctoral/Research UniversityCarnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (medium programs)
In-State$8,690
Out-Of-State$18,482
Tuition & Fees$35,500
68% ($8,951)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)91% ($22,352)
$8,951Average Amount of Financial Aid$22,352
81.65 %Acceptance Rates69.01 %
32.55 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)11.64 %
1,005SAT Score1,145
20ACT Score25
39 %Graduation Rate44 %
34 %Transfer-out Rate41 %
57 %Retention Rate68 %
16,320Student Population4,120
434Number of Faculties131
18 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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