Lamar University




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Lamar University is a 4-year, Public college located in Beaumont, Texas. There is a total student population of 9,906 (8,919 undergraduate). For more information please call (409) 880-7011 or visit their website here.

General Information

General Phone Number: (409) 880-7011
Financial Aid Phone Number:
Admissions Office Phone Number: (409) 880-8888
Address: 4400 MLK
City: Beaumont
State: Texas
Zip: 77705
Website:www.lamar.edu
Mission Statement: www.lamar.edu/administration/mission.php

College Details

College Type: 4-year, Public
Carnegie Classification: Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Religious Affiliation:
Federal Aid: Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Campus Housing: Yes
Student Population: 9,906 (8,919 undergraduate)
Undergraduate Student Age: 27% 25 and over, 73% 24 and under
Degrees Offered: Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree
Certificates Offered:
Special Learning Offered: Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad

Cost

Accepted Credit: Dual credit Credit for life experiencesAdvanced placement (AP) credits
In State Tuition:
Out of State Tuition:
Books and Supplies Cost: $1,328
On Campus Room and Board Cost: $5,888
Misc Expenses: $4,024
Off Campus Room and Board:
Financial Aid Percentage:

Enrollment

Total Students Enrolled: 9,906
Undergraduate Enrollment: 8,919
Number of Applicants: 4,931
Percent of Applicants Admitted: 63.3
Overall Graduation Percentage: 33

Programs and Majors

Programs and Majors:

Sports Teams

Varsity Sports Teams:

Lamar University News


Hardin-Jefferson's Bosha sign with Lamar - Beaumont Enter...
Hardin-Jefferson's Bosha sign with Lamar
Beaumont Enterprise
... a late entry in the Broussard sweepstakes. Broussard was seriously considering taking her talents to The University of Texas-Pan American, Trinity Valley Junior College a perennial power in women's basketball or even staying home to walk-on at Lamar.

and more »


Under 40: Shannon Copeland, Lamar University - Beaumont E...
Under 40: Shannon Copeland, Lamar University
Beaumont Enterprise
Currently the director of advancement services at Lamar University, Copeland said, "I want to be a leader who is passionate and energetic about the organization I'm working with and who inspires and motivates my team to do the same." She brings that ...

and more »


Lamar baseball swept at home by Nicholls - Beaumont Enter...
Lamar baseball swept at home by Nicholls
Beaumont Enterprise
Lamar's Chase Angelle, No. 5, throws against a Nicholls hitter during the first of Saturday's doubleheader games. The Lamar University Cardinals played a doubleheader against the Nicholls State University Colonels at Vincent-Beck Stadium on Saturday.
Colonels Sweep Three-Game Series Against CardinalsSportsNOLA.com
Nicholls State, LSU both win in baseballHouma Courier

all 17 news articles »


Speaker opposing death penalty visits Lamar University - ...
Speaker opposing death penalty visits Lamar University
Beaumont Enterprise
Kristen Houle, executive director of the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, spoke at the Newman Catholic Student Center at Lamar University on Wednesday evening. She spoke about current events surrounding the death penalty. Photo taken ...

and more »


Lamar removes interim tag, names Tic Price university's 1...
Lamar removes interim tag, names Tic Price university's 11th head coach
NCAA.com
BEAUMONT, Texas -- Tic Price has been named Lamar head basketball coach, director of athletics Jason Henderson announced Tuesday afternoon. Price becomes the university's 11th head coach, following a five-game stint as the interim coach to close out ...



TCC Athletics NR: National Signing Day arrives for seven ...
TCC Athletics NR: National Signing Day arrives for seven from TCC Basketball
WCTV
Women's basketball teammates Addesha Collins and Teleshia Riley both announced they will attend Lamar University. Three of the five men's basketball players will also head to the Lone Star State ? Earvin Morris to the University of Texas-El Paso ...



University Merit Awards presented to LU faculty members -...
TheRecordLive.com

University Merit Awards presented to LU faculty members
TheRecordLive.com
Lamar University has honored three faculty members with 2014 University Merit Awards in recognition of outstanding performance in the classroom. Award recipients are assistant professors Tracey Benson, chemical engineering; Scott Deppe, music; ...

and more »


College enrollment up across the state - Beaumont Enterprise
College enrollment up across the state
Beaumont Enterprise
While enrollment numbers for previous years indicate growth at Lamar University, a recent change in school policy hampered this year's growth. Lamar students walk across the quadrangle in between classes on Tuesday. Photo taken March 18, 2014 ...



Errors cost UNO in finale of baseball sweep by Lamar - Th...
TheRecordLive.com

Errors cost UNO in finale of baseball sweep by Lamar
The Times-Picayune
View/Post Comments. Two errors in the fifth inning caused the University of New Orleans to lose the lead, and Lamar University pounded out double-digit hits for a third straight game to complete a sweep of the Privateers 10-4 Sunday in Beaumont, Texas.
Angelle leads LU past PrivateersTheRecordLive.com
Privateers Rally to Defeat CardinalsUNO Privateers Athletics
Men's Tennis: Privateers Rally to Defeat CardinalsSportsNOLA.com

all 16 news articles »


Hardin-Jefferson's Bosha sign with Lamar - Beaumont Enter...
Hardin-Jefferson's Bosha sign with Lamar
Beaumont Enterprise
... a late entry in the Broussard sweepstakes. Broussard was seriously considering taking her talents to The University of Texas-Pan American, Trinity Valley Junior College a perennial power in women's basketball or even staying home to walk-on at Lamar.

and more »


Under 40: Shannon Copeland, Lamar University - Beaumont E...
Under 40: Shannon Copeland, Lamar University
Beaumont Enterprise
Currently the director of advancement services at Lamar University, Copeland said, "I want to be a leader who is passionate and energetic about the organization I'm working with and who inspires and motivates my team to do the same." She brings that ...

and more »


Lamar baseball swept at home by Nicholls - Beaumont Enter...
Lamar baseball swept at home by Nicholls
Beaumont Enterprise
Lamar's Chase Angelle, No. 5, throws against a Nicholls hitter during the first of Saturday's doubleheader games. The Lamar University Cardinals played a doubleheader against the Nicholls State University Colonels at Vincent-Beck Stadium on Saturday.
Colonels Sweep Three-Game Series Against CardinalsSportsNOLA.com
Nicholls State, LSU both win in baseballHouma Courier

all 17 news articles »


Speaker opposing death penalty visits Lamar University - ...
Speaker opposing death penalty visits Lamar University
Beaumont Enterprise
Kristen Houle, executive director of the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, spoke at the Newman Catholic Student Center at Lamar University on Wednesday evening. She spoke about current events surrounding the death penalty. Photo taken ...

and more »


Lamar removes interim tag, names Tic Price university's 1...
Lamar removes interim tag, names Tic Price university's 11th head coach
NCAA.com
BEAUMONT, Texas -- Tic Price has been named Lamar head basketball coach, director of athletics Jason Henderson announced Tuesday afternoon. Price becomes the university's 11th head coach, following a five-game stint as the interim coach to close out ...



TCC Athletics NR: National Signing Day arrives for seven ...
TCC Athletics NR: National Signing Day arrives for seven from TCC Basketball
WCTV
Women's basketball teammates Addesha Collins and Teleshia Riley both announced they will attend Lamar University. Three of the five men's basketball players will also head to the Lone Star State ? Earvin Morris to the University of Texas-El Paso ...



University Merit Awards presented to LU faculty members -...
TheRecordLive.com

University Merit Awards presented to LU faculty members
TheRecordLive.com
Lamar University has honored three faculty members with 2014 University Merit Awards in recognition of outstanding performance in the classroom. Award recipients are assistant professors Tracey Benson, chemical engineering; Scott Deppe, music; ...

and more »


College enrollment up across the state - Beaumont Enterprise
College enrollment up across the state
Beaumont Enterprise
While enrollment numbers for previous years indicate growth at Lamar University, a recent change in school policy hampered this year's growth. Lamar students walk across the quadrangle in between classes on Tuesday. Photo taken March 18, 2014 ...



Errors cost UNO in finale of baseball sweep by Lamar - Th...
TheRecordLive.com

Errors cost UNO in finale of baseball sweep by Lamar
The Times-Picayune
View/Post Comments. Two errors in the fifth inning caused the University of New Orleans to lose the lead, and Lamar University pounded out double-digit hits for a third straight game to complete a sweep of the Privateers 10-4 Sunday in Beaumont, Texas.
Angelle leads LU past PrivateersTheRecordLive.com
Privateers Rally to Defeat CardinalsUNO Privateers Athletics
Men's Tennis: Privateers Rally to Defeat CardinalsSportsNOLA.com

all 16 news articles »


UNO baseball loses series opener at Lamar 9-1 - The Times...
UNO baseball loses series opener at Lamar 9-1
The Times-Picayune
UNO pitchers surrendered 14 hits -- including nine in 2-1/3 innings off starter Alex Smith -- and the Privateers continued their season-long Southland Conference struggles Friday by losing at Lamar University 9-1. Lamar (19-15, 6-7 Southland) scored ...



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