Welcome to the College of Engineering

One of the oldest programs on campus, the College of Engineering helps keep Lamar University the hotbed of the oil and gas industry. Our professors maintain close ties to industry, preparing students for the workforce.

Electrical Engineering Certificates

Academic Departments

The College of Engineering offers bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, doctoral degrees, and certificates across the spectrum of engineering disciplines in five academic departments.

ABET Accreditation

All five engineering programs at Lamar University are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.  | More

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Combining chemistry, physics, and engineering to produce or use chemicals, materials and related systems.

Civil and Environmental

Designing, constructing, and managing buildings, infrastructure and other projects.

Electrical and Computer

Creating digital and analog circuits, devices and systems for communications, computers, energy and much more.

Industrial and Systems

Improving integrated systems of people, materials, information, equipment and energy.


Designing, developing, manufacturing and testing mechanical devices.


Every year, the College of Engineering offers endowed scholarships valued at more than $4 million to eligible students.

Qualified graduate students recieve out-of-state tuition waivers plus $1,000 per year general graduate scholarships. Highly qualified students receive assistantships with tuition waivers.

Undergraduate Scholarships

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Engineering Salaries ranks Lamar #3 of best engineering schools for return on investment and 2nd best for average alumni salaries.

Nationally, median salaries for engineers include:
  • Chemical $105,550
  • Civil $88,050
  • Electrical $101,780
  • Industrial $95,300
  • Mechanical $95,300

Our co-op programs allow you to alternate college study with paid on-the-job training related to your major.  Get more info →

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