LU Ranked Among Most Diverse Universities in Texas

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Lamar University as the fifth highest on the diverse index among public universities in Texas, and in the top 14% among other ranked, national institutions.

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View video stories, photos, and social media posts that highlight President Taylor's interactions with all things LU during his First 100 Days on campus.

Latest News

Speaker Phelan, Lamar University Announce Millions in New Funding for LU

Lamar University President Jaime R. Taylor and Dade Phelan, Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, announced that the recently approved state budget includes millions of dollars in new revenue to increase per-student funding at LU and mitigate the impact of recent tropical storms.
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SeatGeek Stadium, Bridgeview IL
All Day
Elkins Lake Country Club, Huntsville TX
All Day
Elkins Lake Country Club, Huntsville TX
12:40 PM - 01:25 PM
Room 103, Communication Building

Student Life

Whether you live on campus or commute to class, Lamar University campus life is the perfect blend of urban living with the close community feel of a small town. 

  • Stop by Starbucks in the library for coffee and a bite, or check out any of the restaurants on campus.
  • Meet classmates with similar interests! With more than 150 registered student clubs and organizations, you'll have plenty of opportunities.
  • Watch the Cardinals compete in NCAA Division 1 athletics, get involved in a group fitness class at the gym or join classmates in a wide variety of intramural teams.

LIFE AT LAMAR UNIVERSITY

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Your Moment is Here

You are shaped by every moment of your life, and that makes you unique. At Lamar University, education is based on your individual needs to give you the tools for success in graduate school and your career. With personal learning experiences for each student and an array of hands-on opportunities, LU makes your time count. Make the most of your moments here at Lamar University.