C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    B-
  2. Value
    C
  3. Diversity
    B-
  4. Safety
    A
  5. Student Life
    C
  6. Location
    B
Lamar State College - Orange is ...
Public
Athletic Division
Athletic Conference
Address
410 Front St
Orange, TX 77630
Website

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
ACT Range
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
High School GPA

Cost

Net Price
$3,767/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $2,834/ year
  • $30-48k
    $4,137/ year
  • $49-75k
    $2,618/ year
  • $76-110k
    $7,321/ year
  • $110k+
    $8,011/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
22:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
100%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.14 responses
77%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.13 responses
92%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.13 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
979Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
28%
Pell Grant
58%
Varsity Athletes
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$26,600/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
22%
National
48%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
81%
National
83%

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Lamar State College - Orange Reviews

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The college president decided to shorten the spring 2017 semester three weeks into the semester, due to forgetting about a "prior engagement," obviously creating havoc for students and professors.
I had trouble with financial aid due to being a transfer student and having an AS degree, even with a 3.8 GPA I was placed on academic probation . After numerous letters and phone calls to inquire why, finally I was told because I was " too close to my Pell Grant limit." I had to write an appeal twice. Finally I was awarded . I took two courses, one online and one on campus. I loved the professors, but the course I took on campus, College Algebra, although the professor was fantastic, I found the students RUDE and disruptive and disrespectful to both myself and the professor, which made for a difficult learning environment. I passed the class and finished the semester but transferred.
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I am in my first semester of college and I am so happy I chose LSC-O. The campus really is pretty and with the right weather, my favorite thing to do is sit out by the water. The classes are small enough to get one-on-one time with the professors and they really do care about helping you understand. LSC-O is also way cheaper than surrounding schools which is a big plus.
I absolutely love Lamar Orange. It's not a typical college experience, it's more. The professors WANT to help students achieve and they know what they're teaching. The smaller classes help with succeeding and getting help from professors. The campus is also beautiful, and the water front is right across the street from some of the buildings and it's a beautiful sight. I wish LSCO had bachelors degrees because I would love to continue going there rather than transferring to Lamar Univeristy.