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.
  • NSU has more expensive tuition & fees ($19,460) than Lamar University ($18,407).
  • It is harder to admit to NSU than Lamar University.
  • NSU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,054) than Lamar University (1,042).
  • Both NSU and Lamar University have the same submitted ACT scores (20).
  • 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 - Northwestern State University of Louisiana and Lamar University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
NSULamar University
NSUvs.Lamar University
Natchitoches, LouisianaLocationBeaumont, 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 and professional practice
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral/Research University
In-State$8,672
Out-Of-State$19,460
Tuition & Fees
In-State$8,591
Out-Of-State$18,407
86% ($7,774)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)64% ($7,751)
$7,774Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,751
80.29 %Acceptance Rates81.65 %
43.56 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)32.55 %
1,054SAT Score1,042
20ACT Score20
47 %Graduation Rate37 %
-Transfer-out Rate36 %
76 %Retention Rate69 %
11,447Student Population16,637
320Number of Faculties434
19 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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