Beaumont, TX
Lamar University


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Recent Reviews

Philip
Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

Service to the loca community(ies) by educating students who will most likely become a part of the area workforce.

Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

Service to the loca community(ies) by educating students who will most likely become a part of the area workforce.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Try to make sure that the college matches your child's interests on several different levels--that way the bases are covered if they change degree plans. Visiting "the top 5" colleges that interests your child is important because, when they visit, they can get the feel and atmosphere of the campus, students, faculty, facilities, etc. Reading about a particular campus gives a good idea of what the school is about--but being there really puts all the important factors into greater prespective.

What do you brag about most when you tell your friends about your school?

The fantastic engineering department and technical trade schools. Lamar University started as Lamar State College of Technology and has always emphasized the degree/course plans which have enabled it's students to not only work in technical fields, but also prepares students to work in the local petroleum and related industries immediately upon graduation. Those students interested in "jump starting" their employment can gain an associates degree in a trade field that enables the students to earn a very good living immediately upon graduation.

Selwyn
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

MAke sure that both you and your child like the university and are comfortable with the university.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

MAke sure that both you and your child like the university and are comfortable with the university.

What's unique about your campus?

the best thing about lamar is the friends i made. My current roommate is a cool person who i trust, which is is a hard thing for me to do w/ people beyond my bloodline. I hope as we get older we stay very good friends!

What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

THe most frustrating thing about lamar is how close minded some people can be...

VaLyssia
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

The most advice I would give parents and or students into making their college experience worth while would be to take a tour...

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

The most advice I would give parents and or students into making their college experience worth while would be to take a tour over the campus. Also to check into the activites that might tickle your fancy, and to be involved with cultural things as well as non cultural things. Take your freshman year to view the ways of operation on campus and find things that best suit you. Sign up for scholarships and grants. Do your fafsa as early as you possibly can you do not want available financial aid to be held up under any means necessary. Do not be afraid to speak up for what you believe in or what you want. College is full of different people do not feel bad if you go unnoticed, it's rather normal. College is all in what you make it. Get to know new people, you would be amazed at what you have in common with people you don't know.

What kind of person should attend this school?

The person who is focused and loves to meeet new people. Very oriented and versitile. And a person who is ready to take that step into the rest of their lives.

Jeremiah
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

I would advice parents and/or students about finding the right college that fits into their budget and a school that has a go...

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

I would advice parents and/or students about finding the right college that fits into their budget and a school that has a good college life on campus.

What's unique about your campus?

I consider the small size of the school the best because we are able to have a good relationship with our professor.

What do you brag about most when you tell your friends about your school?

when I brag about lamar to my friends I tell them that the library and rec centers are good.

Reagan
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

take tours of the campuses and talk to current students

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

take tours of the campuses and talk to current students

What kind of person should not attend this school?

someone who likes a lot of activities going on with a lot of students

Megan
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Firstly, I would check to make sure the students choice of a major is offered at the college in which they plan to attend. N...

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Firstly, I would check to make sure the students choice of a major is offered at the college in which they plan to attend. Not all majors are offered at all colleges. Also see what college offers the most financial aid or scholarship packages. This can be an important step if money is a problem. Though the choice of college shouldnt be solely based on just this it can really help to narrow down the choices. Parents check out the dorms and see if this is somewhere where you would want your student to stay and feel comfortable. Students and Parents make sure to take college tours of the final choices so you can see up close what the facilities look like and also interact with the staff to see if they are friendly and helpful. Ask questions!!!! Students do not be afraid they are their to help you out. And last but certainly not least make sure You Have FUN at whichever college you choose but dont forget the BOOKs must become your first priority! Get involved in organizations, make sure professors know your name, stay on top of your studies and you should be FINE!! =-]

What kind of person should attend this school?

Any person who wants a learning environment that is both beneficial and nice as well. Anyone can attend this college and feel accepted. The quality of education is great! Their is something for everyone at Lamar. The faculty and students work hard to make sure you feel welcome. You learn while also find many fun things to get yourself into. Lamar is just a great place in general. I would encourage anyone to go to this school! GO Cardinals.Were getting a football team back so thats something fun that people will be able to go to and have fun!

What do you brag about most when you tell your friends about your school?

The fact that Lamar is the perfect size. The classroom sizes are just right. Not to crowded but not to small either. Your not just a number to your professors they take the time to talk to you when you need it. Also the dorms are really nice, they are newly built and well kept up so you feel right at home. Their is also an all you can eat buffet style dining hall which is also newly built. The campus is kept up real nicely. LU is the place to be. GO CARDS!!!!

letha
Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

Lamar University is a very social place and it needs to work on the finacial aid aspects of it all.

Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

Lamar University is a very social place and it needs to work on the finacial aid aspects of it all.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Make sure that you are going to fell comfortable in your University...and that all finacial aid is taken care of before you attend the University.

What's unique about your campus?

I think the people at Lamar University are very freindly and they are able to help me with anything.

Rosalene
Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

Compared to most of the colleges and universities I considered was the more "family" feeling that I get from the students who...

Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

Compared to most of the colleges and universities I considered was the more "family" feeling that I get from the students who have become my friends and the teachers who live and teach here.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

The best thing when looking for a college "home" is to put what is most important to you first. No matter if that's the social environment or academics first. No two people will choose the same college for the same reason. Everyone is different and make choices according to their own needs. Another good thing when choosing a college is to NOT choose a college based on just the amount of finacial aid you're offered, because even though things you need are being paid for that doesn't mean that you will be most happy at that particular school. Sometimes you just have to go with your "gut feelings" about choosing the right college or university

What's unique about your campus?

The best thing about my school is the readiness of the teachers to try their best to help me however they can. I don't have to travel a long distance from home either.

Reina
Describe the students at your school.

My classmates are knowledgable regarding politics and economics. They are friendly people who are willing and able to help an...

Describe the students at your school.

My classmates are knowledgable regarding politics and economics. They are friendly people who are willing and able to help any other student who may not understand a particular subject.

Describe your favorite campus traditions.

Our school is best know for its business department. Lamar University is recongized as a AACSB accredited school.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

The time and effort that goes into finding the right college may seem overwhelming and never ending but, in the end it will all pay off.

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  • Tuition & Fees
  • $8,146
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