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  • Chemical Engineering

    Chemical engineers apply the principles of chemistry, biology, physics, and math to solve problems that involve the production or use of chemicals, fuel, drugs, food, and many other products. 

  • Civil Engineering

    Civil engineers design, construct, supervise, operate, and maintain large construction projects and systems. Environmental engineers use the principles of engineering, soil science, biology, and chemistry to develop solutions to environmental problems.

  • Electrical Engineering

    Electrical engineers work on a wide range of components, devices and systems, from tiny microchips to huge power station generators.

  • Industrial Engineering

    Industrial engineers devise efficient ways to use workers, machines, materials, information, and energy to make a product or provide a service.

  • Mechanical Engineering

    Mechanical engineers design, develop, build, and test mechanical and thermal devices, including tools, engines, and machines.

  • Senior Design Symposium winning group

    Mechanical Engineering wins the 2018 Senior Design Symposium! Check out more from our Senior Design Symposium and give to a special project today!


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The Lamar University College of Engineering hosted its 3rd annual Senior Design Symposium Thursday, April 26 in the Live Oak Ballroom located in the Setzer Student Center, capping off the school year with more than 40 projects engineering students have spent months preparing. The event is free and open to the public. Read more.


Lamar University’s Office of the Provost recently announced the award of Distinguished Faculty Teaching Fellowships and Distinguished Faculty Research/Creative Activity Fellowships to five faculty members beginning in Fall 2018. Read more.


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Purchas a shirt and all proceeds go directly to Senior Design.

Every year, the College of Engineering has a number of endowed scholarships valued at more than $4 million that are available to eligible students.

▶︎ Prospective Student Scholarships
    For first time college students

▶︎ Lamar University Top Scholars Program
    For outstanding incoming Freshmen

▶︎ Current Student Scholarships
    For current undergraduates

For priority consideration for Lamar University scholarships, apply no later than February 1 each year.

▶︎ Learn more about scholarships


College of Engineering at Lamar University ranks 20th as one of the best engineering schools in the country according to bestvalueschools.com.

Participating in a co-op program allows you to alternate semesters of college study with periods of paid on-the-job training related to your major.  

▶︎ Learn more about Co-op

Median Annual Wages

Chemical - $97,360
Civil - $82,220
Electrical - $93,010
Industrial - $88,530
Mechanical - $83,590
* Bureau of Labor Statistics