LU Statistics

Home to over 15,000 students, Lamar University is among the fastest growing Texas colleges and universities, and is a member of The Texas State University System.

LU offers more than 100 programs of study leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees and is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Explore important demographic information and admission statistics below:

ENROLLMENT
FALL 2016

Fall 2015 Enrollment
15,001 STUDENTS

GENDER

Classification
Gender by Percentage:

Female - 62%
Male - 38%

ETHNICITY

White - 7,129 or 47%
African American - 3,480 or 23%
Hispanic - 2,280or 15%
Asian - 543 or 4%
Other - 1,373 - or 10%
Unknown - 196 or 1%
Ethnicity Stats

CLASSIFICATION

Classification Stats
First Time in College - 1,524
Other Freshman - 1,095
Sophomore - 1,749
Junior - 2,000
Senior - 2,896
Post-Bacc - 1,029
Masters - 4,328
Doctoral - 380

COLLEGE

Arts & Sciences - 35%
Education & Human
  Development - 34%

Engineering - 14%
Business - 10%
Fine Arts & Communication - 7%
College Enrollment Stats

RESIDENCE

Residence Stats

Texas - 13,204
Other States - 825
International - 972

International Includes:
India, Bangladesh, China, Saudi Arabia, Nepal, United Kingdom, Iran, Nigeria, Turkey, Vietnam

DEGREES AWARDED

A Total of 3,964 Degrees Awarded

Bachelors- 1,589  or 39%
Masters - 2,276 or 57%
Doctoral - 99 or 2%
Degrees Awarded Stats