Enrollment: Fall, Spring, and Summer
Financial Aid: Yes
Street: 4400 MLK Blvd., P.O. Box 10009
Phone: (409) 880-7011
Lamar University offers more than 150 programs of study that lead to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. There are more than 100 student clubs, organizations, honor societies, fraternities and sororities from which to choose. Lamar continues to offer a personalized environment and a student/faculty ratio that focuses on individual success.
The university has nearly 14,000 students enrolled in five academic colleges – Arts and Sciences, Business, Education and Human Development, Engineering, and Fine Arts and Communication. Lamar also offers academic programs through the College of Graduate Studies and the Center for General Studies.
Its average class sizes are among the smallest in Texas. Students have ample access to scholarships, undergraduate research and study-abroad programs.
Located in Beaumont, Texas, Lamar University is 80 miles from Houston, 40 miles from the Gulf Coast beaches, 30 miles from Louisiana, and 70 miles from the Texas lakes region. The area's subtropical climate produces mild winters that allow for year-round outdoor activity. Lamar University is unique in that it enjoys close ties with the greater community. Students experience direct involvement in the city's civic, business and cultural opportunities.
Lamar University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educational institution and employer. Students, faculty, and staff members are selected without regard to their race, color, creed, sex, age, handicap or national origin.Admission
Applicants for admission to Lamar University are required to meet specific academic requirements. Lamar University, the College of Graduate Studies and the Lamar Institute of Technology each publish their own catalogs and require special application forms. The Office of Admission Services is located in the Wimberly Student Services Building and provides complete admissions counseling for entering students. The Admissions staff is professionally trained to assist prospective students with the assembly of admission credentials and can help with a smooth transition into the college environment. Before registering, one must first apply and be accepted for admission. Returning students, after an absence of one calendar year, must submit an application for readmission.