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Lamar University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

14,385 students

46% admitted

  • 7,793 full time
  • 6,592 part time
  • 3,377 men full time
  • 4,416 women full time
  • 5,860 applied
  • 2,669 admitted
  • 1,402 enrolled

8,937 Undergraduates

$17,970 tuition/year

  • 4,808 Graduates
  • 640 Non-Degree
  • $17,970 out of state
  • $2,604 fees
  • $7,976 room & board
  • $1,520 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Southwest Mid-size city
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Cynthia from Beaumont, TX
  • 0
  • lamar university has small classrooms so professors can pay attention to all student needs. all faculty and staff are willing to help students accomplish their goals both inside and outside…

  • Feb-20-2012 Read More
  • Diamond from Houston, TX
  • 0
  • lamar university is an awsome school. they really do care about the education of their students. lamar also offers a lot of great tutoring oppertunities to make sure the students…

  • Feb-20-2012 Read More
  • Shaundrea from Houston, TX
  • 0
  • i love lamar, its a great school and very diverse. at lamar university we have so many opportunities here. the school helps you succeed with the internships and organizations that…

  • Mar-07-2012 Read More
  • Karla from Port Arthur, TX
  • 0
  • Lamar University is a great university if you like easy access to professors, many research opportunities, and a good education at a low cost. Since being at Lamar I've been…

  • Jun-06-2012 Read More
  • Michael from Austin, TX
  • 0
  • Lamar University is the very definition of Southern hospitality. The professors are flexible and enjoy working with students who have the drive for education. The campus is not too large…

  • Jul-31-2012 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Austin from Port Arthur, TX
  • Dec-15-2011 I am a current student here

    it's always easy to find a place to study or to get help with my work. If I have no work, then there are places to go and relax.

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  • 5
  • Raven from Beaumont, TX
  • Jul-07-2011 I am a current student here

    I enjoy being at Lamar University for a number of reasons! There are soooo many things to do! You have the opportunity to meet people from all over the world and experience college life. There are ALWAYS weekly activities happening at Lamar Univ. but just make sure you don't get behind in your priorities! I am a part of bible studies at Lamar Univ. as well as Lamar's Baptist Student Ministry.

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  • 4
  • Mahogany from Beaumont, TX
  • Mar-14-2011 I am a current student here

    I don't live on campus but when I am there I have fun. Organizations have something going on almost everyday. They have fundraisers offering delicious food to raise money for their organizations and have good personalities.

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  • 3
  • Sherica from Spring, TX
  • Feb-19-2011 I am a current student here

    Lamar is a really good school. The things I heard about it before I attended were mostly bad. Yet, when I got there, it was not as bad as people said.

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