Lamar University

Beaumont, Texas, United States
Lamar University is home to the fastest-growing college of education in Texas. The university was named by U.S. News and World Report as the most diverse university and the best place to work. Lamar University continues to produce more certificates than any other Texas universities and possesses an outstanding pass rate for state certification exams.

About

History

Lamar University was named after second president of the Republic of Texas and the “Father of Education” in Texas. The university remains deeply committed to providing students an accessible, affordable, outstanding education.

Education

Lamar University was founded in 1923 a few blocks from the current location as South Park Junior College and enrolled 125 students in its first fall semester. The name changed to Lamar College in 1932 in honor of Mirabeau B. Lamar. In the early 1940s, the school separated from the South Park school district, which had created the college, and moved to its current location.

Research

Lamar University joined The Texas State University System in 1995. Under the leadership of President Emeritus James M. Simmons, who served from 1999 to 2013, the university experienced another period of significant growth adding a host of facilities to improve campus life, attracting generous donations from alumni and friends and prestigious research grants to improve scholarship and teaching, while setting repeated enrollment records.

Master's Programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (3)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (2)
Social Sciences (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Law (1)

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Services

Student services

Lamar University was founded in 1923 a few blocks from the current location as South Park Junior College and enrolled 125 students in its first fall semester. The name changed to Lamar College in 1932 in honor of Mirabeau B. Lamar. In the early 1940s, the school separated from the South Park school district, which had created the college, and moved to its current location.

Accreditation

Lamar University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associates, bachelor's, masters, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lamar University.

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Beaumont, Texas, United States

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