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Lamar University
  • 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 C+
  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 B+
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade C+

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Lamar is a public university located in Beaumont, Texas. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 4,496 undergraduate students. The Lamar acceptance rate is 88%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Business. Graduating 39% of students, Lamar alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $32,200.

About

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

Lamar University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Lamar Admissions

Acceptance Rate
88%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
910-1100
ACT Range
16-24
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
$11,449 / 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
$12,082 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
90%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
69%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 101 responses
70%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 119 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 119 responses

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Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    52%
  • On Campus
    18%
  • Online
    31%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,496 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
3,881
Undergrads Over 25
26%
Pell Grant
53%
Varsity Athletes
8%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 79 responses
  • Most students work and go to school
    44%
  • Busy
    19%
  • Having alot to do
    15%
  • Unpredictable
    6%
  • Hardworking, but fun
    5%
  • Segregated by groups
    4%
  • Ambitious
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
45%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 136 responses
Poll
53%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 155 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 90 responses
  • Willing to help you grow/learn
    21%
  • Great
    16%
  • Average
    12%
  • Helpful
    12%
  • Growing
    10%
  • Fun
    9%
  • They're doing the best with what they have
    8%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
39%
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. 69 responses

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