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Lamar University

Country

Beaumont, USA

Overall Ranking

299 in US News

Fees

Varies

Overview

  • A public university in Beaumont, Texas, Lamar University is part of the Texas State University System which remains the first higher education system of the state. 
  • Established in the year 1923, it works with a belief in tradition to reinvent the future. Working to develop the custom of hands-on learning for its student in order to produce responsible citizens for the world, the university maintains the lowest annual average tuition fee in Texas. 
  • All the nationally recognized and quality programs at Lamar University are organized into five undergraduate colleges, one graduate college and an honors college. These five colleges are College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, College of Education and Human Development, Engineering, Fine Art and Communication, Reaud Honors College, and College of Graduate Studies. 
  • The university has diverse students coming from different parts of the world as it hosts over 100 student organisations while promoting the significance of cultural events and activities to maintain an inclusive environment among the students. There are 139 programmes for undergraduate, graduate and doctorate degrees. 
  • The university with an acceptance rate of 84% has some of its best courses in business and engineering programs. Situated 90 miles east of Houston, the university campus hosts thousands of seminars, and cultural and sports events making it a popular choice amongst students. 
  • The average annual cost which includes the living charges can come to around $ 30K but with many grants and scholarship programs, the cost can be brought down to $ 20K. The 292-acre lush campus of Lamar University offers residence halls, theatres, student halls, recreational centres, libraries and athletics centres to ensure a holistic experience for its students.
  •  With a successful alumni network and an impressive placement rate, it guides its students towards an effective career by ensuring both their personal and professional growth.
About the University

Year of establishment

1923

University Website Link

https://www.lamar.edu/

Also Known as

Lamar or LU

Total Students

16191

Total International Students

534

Size of Campus

292 acres

Lamar University Ranking

Ranking Provider
Rank

US News

299

QS Rankings

301

Webomatrics - World

1284

Webomatrics - National

312

Popular Courses Offered

Undergraduate

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

Duration

48 months

Tutiton Fees

2,802,314

Undergraduate

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

Duration

48 months

Tutiton Fees

2,806,619

Undergraduate

Bachelor of Science Industrial Engineering

Duration

48 months

Tutiton Fees

2,802,314

Eligibility

The eligibility criteria a student must meet to be considered for admission are:

 

  • Receive your diploma from an accredited high school
  • Complete at least 14 high school credits in college preparatory courses: 4 in English, 3 in Mathematics, 2 in Lab Sciences, 2.5 in Social Sciences, and 2.5 in College Preparatory Electives
  • Meet the test-optional admission criteria, or achieve a minimum composite score, 
    • SAT: 1500 out of 2400 (Verbal + Math + Writing)
    •  ACT: 18 English, 21 Reading, 22 Mathematics and 24 Science
  • English language proficiency requirements

 

 

English language proficiency requirements are:

 

Test

Scores required

IELTS

6.0 or higher

TOEFL (i-BT)

71 or higher

TOEFL (c-BT)

197 or higher

TOEFL (p-BT)

527 or higher

PTE

50 or higher

Duolingo

95 or higher

Admission Process

Complete the online application through ApplyTexas along with the following supporting documents,

 

  • Academic Transcript(s) and/or Transcript Evaluations. If you are a/an New or Transfer Graduate International student
  • Official college transcripts from ALL colleges attended 
  • First-time Undergraduate International (Freshman)
  • An evaluation of your foreign high school transcripts 
  • Undergraduate Transfer International Student
  • Official college transcripts from ALL colleges attended. If you have less than 18 college credit hours, submit an evaluation of your foreign high school transcripts.
  • Test Scores (if applicable)
  • Proof of English Proficiency
     

Accommodation

On-Campus Accommodation

 

The university hopes you'll join the expanding college campus community that Residence Life has to offer its resident students. You will enjoy apartment-style housing in a fully equipped unit with all you need for on-campus living in the five residence halls on campus:

 

  • Personal bedroom
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Computer desk 
  • Rooms with cable TV 

 

Each student has a private, closed bedroom in the residence halls, which also offer various services, activities, and community amenities. The residence halls have two-bedroom, one-bathroom suites. 

 

Residence Halls provided by the university are:

 

  • Gentry Hall
  • Morris Hall
  • Combs Hall
  • Campbell Hall
  • Monroe Hall

 

For more information, visit: https://www.lamar.edu/admissions/student-life/housing-residence-life.html 

Placements

Placements are essential to a student's life, and the right choice will lead to a better future. Some help the university provides are:

 

  • The students are given the tools they need to become job-ready and are prepared for the future through the career and professional development centre
  • To connect students with possible companies, American employment, and internship possibilities, the university uses the Handshake website
  • To educate pupils about careers, numerous activities and seminars are held

 

The graduates' average yearly wages are as follows:

 

Streams

Average salary (per year in INR)

Manufacturing Engineering

6730145

Business

3991133

Chemical Engineering

7043175

Mechanical Engineering

6182342

 

 

Leap Scholar Verdict

Advantages

Ranks 298th in the 2021 edition of best colleges in National Universities as declared by US News.

It also ranked between 301th and 350th in US universities by QS World University rankings 2021.

Acceptance rate is 84%.

Online programs are available.

Employability rate is 91%.

The top majors include Engineering, Business, Management, Marketing and many.

Get all your Questions Answered

Where is Lamar University located?

Lamar University is located in Beaumont, USA

How much does it cost to study in Lamar University?

The average first year cost to study in Lamar University is INR 2486825

What is the acceptance rate for Lamar University?

Lamar University has an acceptance rate of 12.5%

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