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Lamar University

Beaumont, TX

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Overview

Lamar University is a University institution located in Beaumont, TX, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 10009
Beaumont, TX  77710
United States
Contact Email: admissions@lamar.edu
Phone: 409-880-8888
Fax: 409-880-8463

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Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Operations Management And Supervision Checkmark
Retailing And Retail Operations Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Communication, General Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Construction Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Industrial Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textiles, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences, General Checkmark
Foodservice Systems Administration/management Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
American Sign Language (asl) Checkmark
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Communication Sciences And Disorders, General Checkmark
Health And Wellness, General Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Forensic Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Dance, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Music Management Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,948
Applied
5,015
Accepted
8,555
Enrolled
84%
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Female Admissions

3,769
Females Applied
3,151
Females Accepted
84%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,179
Males Applied
1,864
Males Accepted
86%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.35
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 525 480 560
SAT Math 513 460 560
ACT Composite 20 17 22

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,228
In-state
16,020
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,462
Full-time student fees
9,590
Room & board
6,134
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Minorities
Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

6,671
Avg. Financial Aid Package
12,366
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
2,415
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,980
Avg. Loan Aid
8,634
Avg. Grant Aid
7,962
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
41%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
7%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

8,555
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
2%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 22.22%
Black or African American 25.28%
White or Caucasian 41.17%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.37%
Asian 4.77%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 3.15%
Other 1.99%

Gender

Male (39.81%)
Female (60.19%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Week of Welcome and Open House

Student Services

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Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Division 1 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark Division 1B Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Division 1 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football No No No
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Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

597
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 464
Part-time - 133
Male - 295
Female - 302
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