Lamar University


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Lamar University

In-state Tuition

$4,722 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$12,972 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline

August 1

Application fee


Educational Resources


Special Collections University Archives

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 697,385 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 2,749 current serial subscriptions.
  • 576,446 microforms.
  • 7,578 Audio/Visual items.
  • 25,283 e-books.

Museums & Art

Spindletop-Gladys city boomtown Musem, Lamar Languae Instite



  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.

    Student accommodations

    • Email accounts are available to all students.
    • Internet access is available to all students.
    • Student web-pages are permitted.
    • Online class registration is available.
    • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.



      nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance


      reading, math, writing, study skills


      minority student, career, veteran student, academic


      co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

      Campus Safety

      24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

      Campus Life



      • The school offers housing for students.
      • 17% of students live in school housing.
      • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

      Types of housing available

      • 100% of housing units are Doubles.
      • In total, there are 24 housing buildings.

      Room Accessories

      • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
      • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
      • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


      • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
      • Popular events on campus: Annual Canned Food Drive, Springfest, Homecoming Food Feast, Lamarissimo, Fisher lecture, Distinguished Faculty Lecture, Cardinal lights, Spindletop Film Festival
      • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station
      • In total, there are about 119 organizations on campus.
      • Honor societies: Alpha Lambda Detta, Alpha Phi Sigma, Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Beta Beta, Beta Gamma Sigma, Chi Epsilon, Eta Kappa Nu, Financial Manaement Association, Iota Eta Psi, Kappa Delta Pi, Nu Delta Alpha, order of Omega, Phi Theta Kappa, Phi Delta National Honor Society, Pi Sigma Alpha, Pi Tau Sigma, Psi Chi, Sigma Iota Epsilon, Sigma Tau Delta, Tau Beta Pi, Tau Beta sigma, Upsilon Pi Epsilon
      • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Union, Campus Crusade For Christ, Campus Outreach Power, Canterbury Association, Catholic Student Center, Christians on Campus, Latter Day Saints, Apostolic Fellowship, Lutheran Fellowship, Muslim Student Association, Psalm 150, Reformed Student Fellowship, Release, Stand 318, Wesley Foundation
      • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Association of Chinese Students, Black Student, Friends of India, German, International Students Associations, NAACP College Chapter, Nepales Student Association, Pakistani Student Association, Vietnamese Student Association, National Society of Black Engineers
      • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Interfraternity Council, Lamar Alive, Student Government Association, Lamar Dance Association, Lamar University Spirit Team
      • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) University Press (bi-weekly)


      • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Houston (75), Nederland TX (7)
      • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Beaumont (5)
      • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Beaumont (6)
      • Public transportation serves the campus.
      • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.


      • School employment is available.

      Greek Life

      • There are 9 fraternities
      • 0 fraternity houses
      • 2% of students are fraternity members
      • There are 7 sororities
      • 0 sorority houses
      • 2% of students are sorority members.


      • Army ROTC: Not offered
      • Navy ROTC: Not offered
      • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
      • Additional Policies

        class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, dress/hair code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited

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