The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • UIW is a Private (not-for-profit) and Lamar University is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • UIW has more expensive tuition & fees ($32,286) than Lamar University ($18,407).
  • It is harder to admit to Lamar University than UIW.
  • UIW has a higher submitted SAT score (1,045) than Lamar University (1,042).
  • Both UIW and Lamar University have the same submitted ACT scores (20).
  • Lamar University has more students with 16,637 students while UIW has 7,917 students.
  • Lamar University has more full-time faculties with 434 faculties while UIW has 340 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of the Incarnate Word and Lamar University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UIWLamar University
UIWvs.Lamar University
San Antonio, TexasLocationBeaumont, Texas
Private (not-for-profit), 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
$32,286Tuition & Fees
In-State$8,591
Out-Of-State$18,407
78% ($17,779)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)64% ($7,751)
$17,779Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,751
93.85 %Acceptance Rates81.65 %
20.75 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)32.55 %
1,045SAT Score1,042
20ACT Score20
56 %Graduation Rate37 %
26 %Transfer-out Rate36 %
75 %Retention Rate69 %
7,917Student Population16,637
340Number of Faculties434
12 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, 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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