Beaumont, TX Colleges

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Beaumont (pron.: /?bo?m?nt/ BOH-mont) is a city in and county seat of Jefferson County, Texas, United States, within the Beaumont–Port Arthur Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city's population was 118,296 at the 2010 census making it the twenty-fourth most populous city in the state of Texas. With Port Arthur and Orange, it forms the Golden Triangle, a major industrial area on the Gulf Coast.

Lamar University with its 15,000 students is located in Beaumont. The city's daily newspaper is The Beaumont Enterprise, while The Examiner is published weekly.

Gulf States Utilities had its headquarters in Beaumont until its absorption by Entergy Corporation in 1993. GSU's Edison Plaza headquarters is still the tallest building in Beaumont (as of 2011). Since 1907, Beaumont has been home of the South Texas State Fair. In 2004, the venue for the Fair changed to Ford Park, a new, larger facility on the west end of Beaumont.

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Schools in and around Beaumont, TX

Name
Academy of Hair Design
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Lamar Institute of Technology
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $9,768 average out-state tuition; $2,256 average in-state tuition
Lamar University
Four or more years; Public; $14,685 average out-state tuition; $5,520 average in-state tuition
Kaplan College-Beaumont
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
Faris Technical Institute Inc
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Lamar State College-Port Arthur
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $12,750 average out-state tuition; $3,360 average in-state tuition
Southeast Texas Career Institute
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit

Beaumont, TX Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
ASHRAE Region VIII Scholarship $3,000 December 01, 2016
Hot Sauce Depot Texas Scholars Program $500 November 30, 2016
Austin C. Millspaugh Scholarship Varies March 01, 2017
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016
Sara Haynes Endowed Scholarship Varies December 15, 2016