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Lamar University

Beaumont, TX
University Website: www.lamar.edu
Apply Online: beacardinal.lamar.edu/apply
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Lamar University, often referred to as Lamar or LU, is a comprehensive coeducational public research university located in Beaumont, Texas, United States. Lamar confers bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees and is classified as a Doctoral Research University by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. Lamar has been a member of The Texas State University System since 1995 and was previously the flagship institution of the now defunct Lamar University System. As of Spring 2013, the university enrollment was 13,010 students.

Lamar University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Lamar is characterized as a National University in the 2011 edition of U.S. News & World Report. Lamar is a member of the stateu online academic partnership that offers high school students the ability to earn college credits before college. Lamar was one of 10 colleges nationwide named to the Great Colleges to Work For Honor Roll by the Chronicle of Higher Education in 2009. In July 2010 Lamar was chosen to join the Gulf Project, a coalition of scientists, policy experts and researchers working to protect Texas’ economy and environment in the event of a disaster such as the Deepwater Horizon explosion in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $14,685.00 avg tuition

4400 MLK
Beaumont, TX 77705
(409) 880-7011

Apply online Admissions:
www.lamar.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:
dept.lamar.edu/financialaid/

Areas of Study:

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Lamar University

Statistics:
Applied 5,860
Admitted 2,669 46%
Enrolled total 1,402
Full Time: 1,333
Part Time 69
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 430 530
SAT Math 410 530
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 410 520
ACT Composite 17 23
ACT English 16 22
ACT Math 17 23
ACT Writing 6 7
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 65%
4-year graduation rate 10%
6-year graduation rate 30%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Rank Required
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Lamar University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $5,520.00 $5,520.00 $14,685.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $2,556.00 $2,556.00 $2,556.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $184.00 $184.00 $490.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,430.00 $5,430.00 $11,540.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $1,916.00 $1,916.00 $1,916.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $272.00 $272.00 $577.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $7,682.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $4,634.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $25.00
Graduate Application Fee $25.00
Books and Supplies $1,500.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 72%
Percent receiving grant aid 63%
Avg amount of grant aid $7,825.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 52%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,593.00

Lamar University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES
Interior Architecture X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business/Commerce, General X
Business/Managerial Economics X
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies X
Finance, General X
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General X
Management Information Systems, General X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
Operations Management and Supervision X
Retailing and Retail Operations X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Advertising X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
Computer Science X
EDUCATION
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision X
Educational/Instructional Technology X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
Music Teacher Education X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
ENGINEERING
Chemical Engineering X
Civil Engineering, General X
Construction Engineering X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Engineering, General X
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering X
Industrial Engineering X
Mechanical Engineering X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Engineering/Industrial Management X
Industrial Technology/Technician X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Apparel and Textiles, General X
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General X X
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General X
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management X
Human Development and Family Studies, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
American Sign Language (ASL) X
French Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist X
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General X
Health and Wellness, General X
Nursing Administration X
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X X
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist X
HISTORY
History, General X X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X X
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Forensic Chemistry X
Geology/Earth Science, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Community Psychology X
Counseling Psychology X
Industrial and Organizational Psychology X
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Dance, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Graphic Design X
Music, General X X

Scholarships for Students in Texas

Name Amount Deadline
Youth Livestock Scholarship $1,500 February 15, 2017
Ivory Moore Undergraduate Scholarship $1,000 February 08, 2017
Ivory Moore Graduate Scholarship $1,000 February 08, 2017
Dick Laursen Memorial Scholarship $1,000 March 01, 2017
Fred R. McDaniel Memorial Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Austin C. Millspaugh Scholarship Varies March 01, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
Sara Haynes Endowed Scholarship Varies December 15, 2016
First Time College Student Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Community College Graduate Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017

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