DEPARTMENTS

The College of Engineering encompasses five academic departments. Each department offers ABET-accredited undergraduate and graduate degree programs which focus on producing engineers who are ready to take on the current challenges in their chosen industry and our world. For more information about what each department has to offer, please visit the following pages:

COLLEGE SPOTLIGHT

The College of Engineering just finished up our annual LITE Camp and Project Engineer Summer Programs. Faculty and COE undergrads welcomed 65 Texas students from 7th-12th grades to the LU Campus for 2 weeks of intensive learning and hands-on engineering fun.  

For the final Project Engineer Challenge, teams raced their robots around a simulated chemical plant fire. The robots and course were designed and built by campers throughout the week.

Upcoming Dates:

August 17: Commencement
August 19-23: Math SMART Camp
August 26: First Day of Fall Semester
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SCHOLARSHIPS

Every year, the College of Engineering offers a number of endowed scholarships valued at more than $4 million 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.

▶︎ Learn more about scholarships

Graduate Program

The College of Engineering welcomes all graduate student applicants. Qualified graduate students are offered out-of-state tuition waivers plus $1000/year general graduate scholarships. Highly qualified students are offered assistantships with tuition waivers. Please see the individual program pages for more information. 

EMPLOYMENT / CO-OP

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

Payscale.com ranks Lamar 5th of best engineering schools for return on investment and 2nd best for average alumni salaries.

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 - $104,910
Civil - $86,640
Electrical - $99,070
Industrial - $87,040
Mechanical - $87,370
* Bureau of Labor Statistics