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Lamar University Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
B
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
Undergrads in College Housing
Average Housing Cost
$5,540/ year
Poll
54%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.87 responses
Poll
46%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.139 responses

Food

Campus Food
B+
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$3,200/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 140 responses
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  • MIRABEAU'S
    23%
  • Dining options in Setzer Center
    22%
  • Kampus Korner Restaurant
    16%
  • Dinning Hall
    13%
  • They have plenty of awsome food choices.
    10%
  • Subway
    5%
  • Outtake's
    4%
47%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.99 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
C+
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
B-
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 86 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    26%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    56%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    15%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    3%

Safety

Safety
B-
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
76%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.95 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 54 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    59%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    31%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    6%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    4%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 75 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    39%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    48%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    8%
  • Not very visible.
    5%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 140 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    4%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    54%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    36%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    5%
Men's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Tennis
Women's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Music
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 62 responses
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  • Tailgates for football games
    31%
  • Pep Rallys, Wearing red and white to games
    24%
  • Week of Welcome; both Fall and Spring semester
    18%
  • Whenever free food or things are handed out
    13%
  • Playing ps4/360 until 2am
    10%
  • Getting to hang with my sorority sisters at events
    3%
  • Partying at the SigEp House
    2%

Party Scene

Party Scene
B
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 83 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    4%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    17%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    35%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    19%
  • Parties? What parties?
    25%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 30 responses
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  • PIKE Pink Passion (Greek)
    27%
  • I've never been to one
    20%
  • The Greek Step Show
    20%
  • Homecoming
    13%
  • BAPE
    10%
  • Skull Bash
    7%
  • Welcome 2 The Jungle
    3%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
Women in Sororities
44%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.121 responses
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