#1309 Overall Influence #749 Desirability Rank

Lamar University

Public university in Beaumont, TX, US

From Wikipedia

Lamar University is a public university in Beaumont, Texas. Lamar has been a member of the Texas State University System since 1995. It was the flagship institution of the former Lamar University System. As of the fall of 2020, the university enrollment was 17,488 students. Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board reportable enrollment was 15,799 Lamar University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The university is named for Mirabeau B. Lamar, the second president of the Republic of Texas.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

7,512

Acceptance

83%

Graduation Rate

37%

Median SAT Score

1050

Median ACT Score

20

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$6,129

Fees (in-state)

$2,462

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$46,000

Employed

87%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

14K

Under-Grads

8K

Graduates

6K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

4400 MLK Blvd, Beaumont TX 77705

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

4 per 100K

Violent Crime

1 per 100K

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

43 per 100K

Violent Crime

11 per 100K

What is Lamar University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#599 World Rank
Mathematics
#1013 World Rank
Engineering
#945 World Rank
Education
#937 World Rank
Business
#1064 World Rank
Computer Science
#1163 World Rank
Chemistry
#1513 World Rank
Biology
#796 World Rank
History
#1200 World Rank
Political Science
#1774 World Rank
Medical
#1331 World Rank
Physics
#436 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#1240 World Rank
Communications
#959 World Rank
Nursing
#1543 World Rank
Psychology
#1395 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#2728 World Rank
Literature
#1910 World Rank
Sociology
#2523 World Rank
Social Work

Other areas of influence

#1341 World Rank
Law
#1419 World Rank
Economics
#1673 World Rank
Anthropology
#3632 World Rank
Philosophy
#4272 World Rank
Religious Studies

Influential People

Who are Lamar University's Most influential alumni?

Lamar University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Mathematics, and History

Tamara Abalde

Tamara Abalde

Basketball player

Danny Mason

College golf coach

Qingliang He

Researcher, ORCID id # 0000-0003-1253-8740

Terry Johnson

American basketball coach

Thomas J. Barton

American chemist

Josh Goodwin

Josh Goodwin

US basketball player

Oliver Bekker

Professional golfer

Gary Garrison

American screenwriter

Ashiqur Rahman

Researcher ORCID ID = 0000-0002-9162-8711

Rudy Robbins

American musician

Kevin McArthur

American football player

Kenny Haynes

College basketball player Lamar