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 Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • SFA has more expensive tuition & fees ($21,616) than Lamar University ($18,407).
  • It is harder to admit to SFA than Lamar University.
  • SFA has a higher submitted SAT score (1,050) than Lamar University (1,050).
  • SFA has higher submitted ACT score (20) than Lamar University (20).
  • Lamar University has more students with 14,783 students while SFA has 13,144 students.
  • SFA has more full-time faculties with 532 faculties while Lamar University has 473 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Lamar University and Stephen F Austin State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Lamar UniversitySFA
Lamar Universityvs.SFA
Beaumont, TexasLocationNacogdoches, Texas
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 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 (larger programs)
Tuition & Fees
58% ($7,041)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)67% ($7,167)
$7,041Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,167
81.65 %Acceptance Rates65.43 %
32.55 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)32.28 %
1,050SAT Score1,085
20ACT Score22
34 %Graduation Rate52 %
36 %Transfer-out Rate33 %
64 %Retention Rate71 %
14,783Student Population13,144
473Number of Faculties532
18 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio18 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 ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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