Reaud Honors College

RHC student lounge

Are you ready to aim higher and find your own greatness?

As a Reaud Honors College scholar, you will be empowered to achieve your maximum intellectual and personal potential in our welcoming and supportive community of students from all academic disciplines at Lamar University’s five undergraduate colleges: Arts and Sciences; Business; Education and Human Development; Engineering; and Fine Arts and Communication. 

Our college helps you develop essential marketable skillsnetworking, teamwork, self-presentation, problem solvingand leadership skillscommunication, delegation, creativity, trustworthinessin ways that will complement your major and prepare you for a career, graduate school, or wherever your path takes you.

An integral leader in making dramatic, positive changes at Lamar University, the Reaud Honors College, which is housed in the new Wayne A. Reaud Administration building, is among the reasons that Lamar University earned a prestigious ranking in December 2021 as one of the “Top 10 Public Universities in Texas” by U.S. News and World Report

Join our community and benefit from the honors advantage that teaches you how to aim higher and find your own greatness.

Your personal path to a brighter future begins here.

Why Choose Us?

Being part of the Reaud Honors community goes beyond GPA.
Take your undergraduate experience to the next level as a Reaud Honors student.


Personalize your Honors journey through specialized advising that will help you stay on track to achieve your academic goals and graduate with Reaud Honors. 


Dream big and walk the path of a self-directed leader. Deploy your knowledge, skills, and mindsets in different environments to accomplish your academic goals. Taking initiative and responsibility for your own learning will motivate you to soar high and reach your dreams. 


Strengthen your potential to achieve academic and personal success by building strong connections with campus peers through First-Year Honors peer mentoring, the student-led Honors Student Association, and Honors courses where you can exchange cross-discipline ideas.


Participate actively, rather than observe passively, in Honors classes that are purposely kept small to encourage student discussion and allow you to develop personal connections with creative and highly rated Honors faculty, some of whom might serve as a mentor for an independent project. 


Take your knowledge to the next level and solve real-world problems by participating in learning experiences outside the classroom that supplement your course work and expand your professionalism.

Reaud Honors College  •  P.O. Box 10968  •  Beaumont, TX 77710  •  ph (409) 880-2294
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