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Lamar University

Beaumont, TX

According to its mission statement, "Lamar University is dedicated to student success by engaging and empowering students with the skills and knowledge to thrive in their personal lives and chosen fields of endeavor. As a doctoral-granting institution, Lamar University is internationally recognized for its high quality academics, innovative curriculum, diverse student population, accessibility, student success, and leading-edge scholarly activities dedicated to transforming the communities of Southeast Texas and beyond." [Source]

Website: http://www.lamar.edu/

B

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8,377
Undergraduate
Enrollment
17%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$8,690
In-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)
$18,482
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)

18:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
4.3%
Student Loan Default Rate
General Education Requirements

Composition

YES

Literature

NO

Foreign Language

NO

U.S. Government/History

YES

Economics

NO

Mathematics

YES

Science

YES


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Curriculum last evaluated: 7/26/2022

2021-22 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.