Student Life

Home to more than 15,000 students, Lamar University is one of the fastest growing universities in Texas 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. The 270-acre campus in Beaumont is about 90 miles east of Houston and about 25 miles west of Louisiana.

Lamar University offers spacious, fully-furnished, apartment-style residence halls, which are home to more than 2,500 Lamar students, as well as a gourmet dining hall and other on-campus meal options. There's always something to do at Lamar, from climbing the 43-foot climbing wall at the Rec center to swimming in the on-campus pool, there’s something for everyone. Lamar is also home to more than 100 registered clubs and organizations, including 20 national fraternities and sororities.

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