LU Statistics

Home to approximately 15,000 students, Lamar University is among the fastest growing Texas colleges and universities, and is a member of The Texas State University System. LU offers more than 100 degree programs, as well as more than 150 student organizations.

Lamar University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lamar University.

Explore important demographic information and admission statistics below:

ENROLLMENT
FALL 2016

Fall 2015 Enrollment
15,001 STUDENTS

GENDER

Classification
Gender by Percentage:

Female - 62%
Male - 38%

ETHNICITY

White - 7,129 or 47%
African American - 3,480 or 23%
Hispanic - 2,280or 15%
Asian - 543 or 4%
Other - 1,373 - or 10%
Unknown - 196 or 1%
Ethnicity Stats

CLASSIFICATION

Classification Stats
First Time in College - 1,524
Other Freshman - 1,095
Sophomore - 1,749
Junior - 2,000
Senior - 2,896
Post-Bacc - 1,029
Masters - 4,328
Doctoral - 380

COLLEGE

Arts & Sciences - 35%
Education & Human
  Development - 34%

Engineering - 14%
Business - 10%
Fine Arts & Communication - 7%
College Enrollment Stats

RESIDENCE

Residence Stats

Texas - 13,204
Other States - 825
International - 972

International Includes:
India, Bangladesh, China, Saudi Arabia, Nepal, United Kingdom, Iran, Nigeria, Turkey, Vietnam

DEGREES AWARDED

A Total of 3,964 Degrees Awarded

Bachelors- 1,589  or 39%
Masters - 2,276 or 57%
Doctoral - 99 or 2%
Degrees Awarded Stats