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 (1,085) than Lamar University (1,050).
  • SFA has higher submitted ACT score (22) 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 - Stephen F Austin State University and Lamar University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
SFALamar University
SFAvs.Lamar University
Nacogdoches, TexasLocationBeaumont, Texas
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral/Research University
In-State$10,600
Out-Of-State$21,616
Tuition & Fees
In-State$8,591
Out-Of-State$18,407
67% ($7,167)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)58% ($7,041)
$7,167Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,041
65.43 %Acceptance Rates81.65 %
32.28 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)32.55 %
1,085SAT Score1,050
22ACT Score20
52 %Graduation Rate34 %
33 %Transfer-out Rate36 %
71 %Retention Rate64 %
13,144Student Population14,783
532Number of Faculties473
18 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, 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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