Beyond the classroom, Lamar University students develop leadership skills and lifelong friendships
Home to 15,000 students, Lamar University (LU) is among the fastest growing Texas colleges and universities, and is a member of The Texas State University System. LU offers more than 100 programs of study leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The 270-acre campus in Beaumont is about 90 miles east of Houston and about 25 miles west of Louisiana.
The university has been nationally recognized for the quality of its core curriculum and the diversity of its student body. Compared to other universities near Houston. Lamar's small class sizes and a low student-to-faculty ratio allow students to build meaningful relationships with expert faculty who truly care about their success.
LU stresses academic achievement by emphasizing hands-on learning at all levels, providing ample opportunities for undergraduate research and supporting an excellent Honors Program.
Learn about Lamar's outstanding scholarships program.
Ranked by US News & World Report as one of the top 10 universities with the lowest debt upon graduation