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Welcome to Lamar University

Come visit us in Beaumont, Texas! We’d love to see you in person. You’ll find that at Lamar University, there’s something for everyone, from the city life to sporting events to our clubs and organizations. Lamar University, just 90 minutes from Houston, is the right size to create the experience you want.

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We award more than 3,600 scholarships each year, including the Mirabeau Scholarship, which offers free tuition, fees, room and board to qualifying incoming freshmen.

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Think Lamar University. Think Independence.

At Lamar University, students can create their own experience. With more than 100 programs of study in some of the most dynamic career fields, hands-on learning opportunities, apartment-style living and more, LU students have an independent spirit that flourishes.

Lamar University offers:
  • Residence halls with private bedrooms and apartment style living
  • The ability to become an independent self-starter through LU's unique individualistic student experience, that will translate to employment and career success for years to come
  • Development of a can-do attitude with the ability to flourish in over 200 student organizations
  • Each student has the ability to create their own exclusive academic experience, shaping their personal collegiate experience
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Did you know?

  • Lamar University is a public, state University with 15,000 students so you can have the benefits of a larger state school with the individual attention of a small institution.
  • We are one of the most ethnically and economically diverse universities nationally, according to U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lamar University offers furnished, apartment-style residence halls with private bedrooms, study centers, community lounges, kitchens and more.