Did You Know?

  • Students from 60 different countries attend Lamar
  • This Fall, LU has 696 international students
  • The top 8 countries represented at LU are Bangladesh, China, India, Iran, Mexico, Nepal, Saudi Arabia, and the United Kingdom

 International Student Services

The Lamar University International Student Services Office  focuses on providing the best services possible to Lamar University’s international students for their application, orientation, registration, and maintenance of their F-1 or J-1 status. ISSO also promotes the success of international student’s academic achievement and career development by embracing the diverse international community to further promote Lamar University’s international prestige.

ISSO and its affiliated International Student Council (ISC)  organize a series of events to enhance cross-cultural understanding and raise awareness of diversified international communities. The events include the International Cultural Festival, volleyball games, soccer games, picnics, and community service activities. These events enhance student life, diversity, a global perspective, and an appreciation of Lamar’s international community on campus.

International Student Resources & Organizations

Texas Intensive English Program at Lamar
Lamar Indian Dance Association
Muslim Student Association  
African Student Association
Association of Chinese Students & Scholars
Bangladesh Student Association
Saudi Students Association  
Caribbean Student Organization
Friends of India
Hispanic Student Association  
Nepalese Student Association
Filipino Student Association
Persian Cultural Association  
Taiwanese Student Association
Vietnamese Student Association