Lamar University

Beaumont, TX, USA
3.83 Average Rating

Named for the second president of the Republic of Texas, Lamar University is a 4-year public school in southeast Texas and a member of the Texas State University system. Lamar encompasses five colleges granting bachelor’s and graduate degrees in over 100 academic fields of study. For students who wish to learn in a different country, Lamar oversees 20 faculty-led study abroad programs in 16 foreign countries. Outside of the classroom, Lamar fields 15 men’s and women’s athletic teams known as the Cardinals.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Small city
In-State Students
98%
Out-Of-State Students
1%
0
100
76%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
14,506
Total Number of Undergrads
9,268
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
10%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
30%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
17:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$11,485
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$10,092
Out-of-State Tuition
$22,630
Students Receiving Financial Aid
74%
Average Aid Per Year
$7,832
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
42%
58%
Student Organizations
150
Size of Town
Small city
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Beaumont
Houston
Dallas
Austin
San Antonio
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$39,500
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What Students Are Saying

3.83 Average Rating
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 or too small and is perfect for and uncrowded learning experience ideal for open minded students.
Michael from Austin, TX
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 the classroom. lamar university has several hangout locations, student activities, and student organizations in which people can meet and network.
Cynthia from Beaumont, TX

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