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 (1,070) than Lamar University (1,005).
  • SFA has higher submitted ACT score (21) than Lamar University (20).
  • Lamar University has more students with 16,637 students while SFA has 12,620 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 - 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
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
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$8,690
Out-Of-State$18,482
67% ($7,717)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)64% ($7,751)
$7,717Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,751
65.43 %Acceptance Rates81.65 %
32.28 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)32.55 %
1,070SAT Score1,005
21ACT Score20
54 %Graduation Rate37 %
31 %Transfer-out Rate36 %
77 %Retention Rate69 %
12,620Student Population16,637
530Number of Faculties434
16 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
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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