Established in 1923, Lamar University is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Beaumont (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Texas. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Lamar University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Lamar University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 97 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Lamar University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Motto||Living the Legacy, Inventing the Future
|Colours||Red and white|
|Address||4400 MLK Boulevard
|Tel||+1 (409) 880 7011|
|Fax||+1 (409) 880 8404|
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school rank is required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is recommended
- Admission test scores are neither required nor recommended
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||Box 10009
(409) 880 8888
|Control Type||Public State|
|Basic Classification||Doctoral/Professional Universities|
|2000 Classification||Masters Colleges and Universities I|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, medium, primarily residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||High undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Professions focus, no graduate coexistence|
Lamar University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 395,003 physical volumes, 25,604 physical media, 21,792 digital/electronic medium and 143 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Lamar University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 2,505 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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