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Lamar is a public graduate school in Beaumont, Texas. It has a large graduate student body with an enrollment of 5,879 graduate students. Of the 31 graduate programs offered at Lamar University, 12 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at Lamar University are Educational Administration, Counseling Psychology, and Engineering. 88% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
5,879
Part-Time Grad Students
5,157
Research Assistants
63
Teaching Assistants
150
Racial Diversity
  • White
    49.6%
  • African American
    20.5%
  • Hispanic
    17.7%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    7.1%
  • Asian
    1.9%
  • Multiracial
    1.4%
  • Unknown
    1.3%
  • Native American
    0.6%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 26 responses
  • Driven
    4%
  • Down-to-earth
    12%
  • Friendly
    19%
  • Intellectual
    8%
  • Organized
    4%
  • Haven’t started program yet
    4%
  • I’m an online student
    50%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 26 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    4%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    15%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    46%
  • A means to an end
    4%
  • has not started for me
    12%
  • Not completed yet
    8%
  • Satisfactory.
    8%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
69%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 26 responses
Poll
69%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 26 responses
Poll
58%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 26 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 26 responses
  • $75K-$100K
    4%
  • $50K-$75K
    4%
  • $25K-$50K
    19%
  • <$25K
    73%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 26 responses
  • $125K-$150K
    4%
  • $50-$75K
    8%
  • <$50K
    4%
  • Did not graduate yet
    85%
54%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 26 responses

Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade B
Median Household Income
$50,632
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$868
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$113,600
National
$217,500

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