P.O. Box 10009, Beaumont, TX 77710 409-880-8888
http://www.lamar.edu admissions@hal.lamar.edu
About Lamar University
  • Year of Foundation 1923
  • Size of Campus 200 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 9,684
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 55%, 45%, 1%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $864 in-state, $5,976 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $3,040
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee N/A
  • Enrollment No. 9,057
Home to more than 14,000 students, Lamar University is one of the fastest growing universities in Texas and is a member of The Texas State University System. LU offers more than 100 programs of study leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The 270-acre campus in Beaumont is about 90 miles east of Houston and about 25 miles west of Louisiana. Learn more by browsing these pages or visiting campus to see for yourself.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 2%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 2%
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Association of Chinese Students, Black Student, Friends of India, German, International Students Associations, NAACP College Chapter, Nepales Student Association, Pakistani Student Association, Vietnamese Student Associatio
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Annual Canned Food Drive, Springfest, Homecoming Food Feast, Lamarissimo, Fisher lecture, Distinguished Faculty Lecture, Cardinal lights, Spindletop Film Festival
  • Number of students in fraternities 9
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Lambda Detta, Alpha Phi Sigma, Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Beta Beta, Beta Gamma Sigma, Chi Epsilon, Eta Kappa Nu, Financial Manaement Association, Iota Eta Psi, Kappa Delta Pi, Nu Delta Alpha, order of Omega, Phi Theta Kappa, Phi Delta National Honor Socie
  • Number of frats 9
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, dress/hair code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of sororities 7
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Union, Campus Crusade For Christ, Campus Outreach Power, Canterbury Association, Catholic Student Center, Christians on Campus, Latter Day Saints, Apostolic Fellowship, Lutheran Fellowship, Muslim Student As
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Distance to nearest train Beaumont (5)
  • Distance to nearest bus Beaumont (6)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Houston (75), Nederland TX (7)
Student Housing
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (100%)
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 24
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 100%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 17%
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 576,446
  • Computer Courses No
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Number Of Books in Library 697,385
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Internet Access N/A
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 7,578
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 2,749
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, veteran student, academic
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Museums Spindletop-Gladys city boomtown Musem, Lamar Languae Instite
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Library Facilities Special Collections University Archives
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Number of e-books 25,283
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Village