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Lamar University

Department of Sociology, Social Work, and Criminal Justice

Beaumont, TX

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Overview

Lamar University / Department of Sociology, Social Work, and Criminal Justice is located in Beaumont, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Criminal justice

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 70

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Alternate accepted
Applied projects

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

111
Applied
91
Accepted
45
Enrolled
82%

Applying

25
Application Fee - Domestic
50
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 10th July 1st No
Spring deadline January 5th December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

133
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 21.05%
Black or African American 48.12%
White or Caucasian 30%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0.75%

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (54%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 5
Male (9)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Corrections, planning and evaluations, juveniles, terrorism, Mexican criminal justice
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 10026
Beaumont, TX  77701
United States
Contact Dr. Stuart Wright
Chair
Phone: 409-880-8542
Fax: 409-880-2324

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