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.
  • SFA has more expensive tuition & fees ($21,616) than Lamar University ($18,482).
  • It is harder to admit to SFA than Lamar University.
  • SFA has a higher submitted SAT score (1,005) than Lamar University (1,005).
  • SFA has higher submitted ACT score (20) than Lamar University (20).
  • Lamar University has more students with 16,320 students while SFA has 12,000 students.
  • SFA has more full-time faculties with 530 faculties while Lamar University has 434 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Lamar University and Stephen F Austin State University.
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Lamar Universityvs.SFA
Beaumont, TexasLocationNacogdoches, Texas
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctoral/Research UniversityCarnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
In-State$8,690
Out-Of-State$18,482
Tuition & Fees
In-State$10,600
Out-Of-State$21,616
68% ($8,951)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)80% ($7,920)
$8,951Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,920
81.65 %Acceptance Rates65.43 %
32.55 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)32.28 %
1,005SAT Score1,070
20ACT Score21
39 %Graduation Rate53 %
34 %Transfer-out Rate31 %
57 %Retention Rate76 %
16,320Student Population12,000
434Number of Faculties530
18 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 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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