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Lamar University
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  • 4 Year
  • BEAUMONT, TX

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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Lamar is a public university located in Beaumont, Texas. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 5,243 undergraduate students. The Lamar acceptance rate is 84%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Business. Graduating 34% of students, Lamar alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $32,200.

About

4400 MLK BLVD
BEAUMONT, TX 77705
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Southland Conference

Lamar University Rankings

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Lamar Admissions

Acceptance Rate
84%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
960-1140
ACT Range
17-23
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Neither required nor recommended
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$12,716 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,819 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
82%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
69%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 97 responses
68%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 110 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 110 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
12
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
12
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    31%
  • On Campus
    43%
  • Online
    26%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,243 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
3,458
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
48%
Varsity Athletes
6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 70 responses
  • Most students work and go to school
    46%
  • Busy
    21%
  • Having alot to do
    17%
  • Unpredictable
    6%
  • Segregated by groups
    4%
  • Ambitious
    1%
  • Don't care about education, only want to party
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
43%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 127 responses
Poll
53%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 146 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 81 responses
  • Great
    17%
  • Willing to help you grow/learn
    16%
  • Average
    14%
  • Helpful
    12%
  • Fun
    10%
  • Growing
    10%
  • They're doing the best with what they have
    9%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
34%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
84%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 68 responses

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