Lamar University is one of the forty-three public 4-year colleges in Texas. The campus is located in an urban area, in Beaumont.
According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 14,506 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 1,447 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 926 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 64%). Every year 30% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Lamar University’s in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $5,832, and fees were $2,482. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $15,792 and $2,482 respectively.