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.

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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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
56%
Percent 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
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

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

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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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