The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, public schools.
  • NSU has more expensive tuition & fees ($19,460) than Lamar University ($18,482).
  • It is harder to admit to NSU than Lamar University.
  • NSU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,005) than Lamar University (1,005).
  • Lamar University has higher submitted ACT score (20) than NSU (19).
  • Lamar University has more students with 16,637 students while NSU has 11,447 students.
  • Lamar University has more full-time faculties with 434 faculties while NSU has 320 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Lamar University and Northwestern State University of Louisiana.
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Lamar Universityvs.NSU
Beaumont, TexasLocationNatchitoches, Louisiana
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Doctoral/Research UniversityCarnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
In-State$8,690
Out-Of-State$18,482
Tuition & Fees
In-State$8,672
Out-Of-State$19,460
64% ($7,751)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)86% ($7,774)
$7,751Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,774
81.65 %Acceptance Rates80.29 %
32.55 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)43.56 %
1,005SAT Score1,020
20ACT Score19
39 %Graduation Rate44 %
34 %Transfer-out Rate-
69 %Retention Rate76 %
16,637Student Population11,447
434Number of Faculties320
19 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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