9,234
Students
Financial aid thermometer
5,125
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
81
81%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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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 Celeste Contreras
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@lamar.edu
Phone: 409-880-8888
Fax: 409-880-8463

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Human Resources Management Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Operations Management Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Civil Engineering Checkmark
Construction Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textiles Checkmark
Food Service Systems Administration Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
American Sign Language (ASL) Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Communication Sciences And Disorders Checkmark
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Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Music Management Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,445
Applied
4,446
Accepted
9,234
Enrolled
82%
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Female Admissions

3,240
Females Applied
2,589
Females Accepted
80%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,205
Males Applied
1,857
Males Accepted
84%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.26
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
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 8th Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 528 480 580
SAT Math 518 470 560
ACT Composite 21 18 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,391
In-state
19,841
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,801
Full-time student fees
8,920
Room & board
5,670
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

5,125
Avg. Financial Aid Package
5,395
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,909
Avg. Loan Aid
2,491
Avg. Grant Aid
6,660
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
23%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
11%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

9,234
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
3%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 16.79%
Black or African American 27.61%
White or Caucasian 45.96%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.55%
Asian 4.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.13%
Two or more races 1.33%
Other 1.74%

Gender

Male (41.96%)
Female (58.04%)

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 25%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Week of Welcome and Open House

Student Services

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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
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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
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
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

592
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 478
Part-time - 114