Lamar University

Beaumont, TX

Lamar University

Beaumont, TX

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Tuition & Fees

$8,591

$18,407

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
580
25th
473
75th
560
25th
470
75th
23
25th
15
75th
23
25th
16
75th
23
25th
17
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

18

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,211
Declined 1,301
Total Received 7,512
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Public

10,416

undergraduate students

11,205

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Lamar University, founded in 1923, is a public, multipurpose university. Its 200-acre campus is located in Beaumont, 90 miles from Houston.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 21,621
Established in 1923
Coeducational Coeducational

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292-acre campus in Beaumont (population: 119,114), 90 miles from Houston; branch campuses in Orange and Port Arthur. Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Houston. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Lamar University
None
Beaumont, TX
77710

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
56%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
46%
Top 1/2
79%
Bottom 1/2
21%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
580
25th
473
75th
560
25th
470
75th
23
25th
15
75th
23
25th
16
75th
23
25th
17

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,211
Declined 1,301
Total Received 7,512

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Secondary School Rank

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School GPA
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 409 880-7011
F: 409 880-8934
financialaid@lamar.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, billiards, cricket, dodgeball, floor hockey, football, kickball, table tennis, track, weight lifting

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southland Conference (Football I-AA)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Advertising. yes
American Sign Language (ASL). yes
Apparel and Textiles, General. yes
Applied Psychology. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes
Chemical Engineering. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General. yes
Computer Programming, Specific Applications. yes
Computer Science. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes
Construction Engineering. yes
Counseling Psychology. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness. yes yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Educational/Instructional Technology. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes
Engineering, General. yes yes
Engineering, Other. yes
Engineering/Industrial Management. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies. yes
Environmental Science. yes yes
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes yes
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. yes
Finance, General. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General. yes
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management. yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes yes
General Studies. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes
Graphic Design. yes
Health and Wellness, General. yes
History, General. yes yes
Human Development and Family Studies, General. yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes
Industrial Engineering. yes
Industrial Technology/Technician. yes
Information Science/Studies. yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Management. yes
Music, General. yes yes
Nursing Administration. yes
Nursing Education. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Operations Management and Supervision. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Administration. yes
Public Health Education and Promotion. yes
Retailing and Retail Operations. yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Transportation/Mobility Management. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Engineering
  2. Nursing
  3. Business

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Pass/fail grading option

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Natural Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

21,621

total students

98%

in-state

2%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

48%

10,416
students

Female
59%
6,193

Male
41%
4,223

52%

11,205
students

Female
75%
8,381

Male
25%
2,824

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

53%

5,526
students

Female
57%
3,141

Male
43%
2,385

47%

4,890
students

Female
62%
3,052

Male
38%
1,838

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
24%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
20%
Hispanic/Latino
42%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 37
Countries most often represented Canada
Germany
Kuwait
Spain
Viet Nam
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors

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