Lamar University

public university Estd 1923
Beaumont, Texas, USA
Lamar University

Also called Lamar or LU, Lamar University is an open university located in Beaumont region of Texas. The university was detached from the South Park school district in the early 1940s and shifted to its present location. In 1932, the university got a new name in the honour of Mirabeau B. Lamar, who was the 2nd-second president of the Republic of Texas. Started with 125 students in its first fall semester, the university is now a member of the Texas State University System and is amongst the fastest growing universities and colleges of Texas. The university is divided into five undergraduate colleges, one graduate college and an honours college. This institution is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Having a 292-acre campus, the university offers over 100 plus programs of study leading to bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees through its seven colleges. In addition to these on-site courses, the university offers online courses to on-campus students. Master’s programs and one doctoral program online. It is officially certified with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. As per the data of the fall of 2019, the university witnessed an enrolment of 15,460 students. The university offers a number of opportunities for undergraduate research and supporting an outstanding Honors Program. Various programs offered by the university hold additional specialized certifications.

The campus offers a great life to students by providing a range of facilities. It is home to over 2,500 students. The campus maintains modern, apartment-style lodging halls featuring multiple amenities. Offering access to hall and sports centre, the campus is one of the most modern campuses in the area. Beyond the classroom, there are a number of things to participate in. The university maintains more than 100 campus clubs and organizations. Students, through these cultural groups, religious clubs and service organizations, can represent the university at various levels. The university is set in proximity to Houston and therefore it offers the unique opportunity to students.

The university students compete at various sports levels through ‘Cardinals’ which is the university’s sports team. The athletic team is in over a dozen ‘NCAA Division I’ men’s and women’s sports. The sports team has a legendary history of winning several championships in sports including basketball, golf, volleyball and cross country. The sports team is led by professional and well-known coaches including the baseball program, led by renowned Coach Jim Gilligan. The institution has over 75,000 alumni living all across Texas, in all 50 states of US and in hundreds of countries across the globe. These graduates have made their name and reputation in every aspect of society. There are hundreds of alumni who are now founders of various organisations and leading members of society. Sports players like golfer Chris Stroud and MLB player Kevin Millar are the known graduates of the university.

Master of Engineering in Industrial Engineering
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 15.8 Lakh

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Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 15.8 Lakh

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Master of Business Administration
  • Duration - 1-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 15.8 Lakh

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Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 15.8 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : 1500, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 16.6 Lakh

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Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 15.8 Lakh

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Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 15.8 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : 1500, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 16.6 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : 1500, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 16.6 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science Industrial Engineering
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : 1500, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 16.6 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : 1500, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 16.6 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : 1500, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 16.6 Lakh

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Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MEng - 5 CoursesGRE - Accepted
IELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 71 & Above
BE/Btech - 6 CoursesSAT - 1500 & Above
IELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 71 & Above
MBA - 1 CourseGMAT - Accepted
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 79 & Above

Admission Requirement

DocumentsSOP - Not required
LOR - Not required
Essays - Needed for few courses
CV - Not required
Additional documents - Required
Application feesUSD 25 - 75
Type of deadlineRegular
Intake Season & DeadlinesFall - 1ˢᵗ Jul 2020
Spring - 1ˢᵗ Dec 2020
Summer - 15ᵗʰ Apr 2020

Approximate Fees

CoursesDurationTuition Fees
MEng - 5 Courses1.5 - 2 YearsINR 15.8L
USD 21,632
BE/Btech - 6 Courses4 YearsINR 16.6L
USD 22,630
MBA - 1 Course12 - 24 MonthsINR 15.8L
USD 21,632
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