Address: 4400 S M L King Jr Pkwy, Beaumont, TX 77710, United States
Lamar University can be called Lamar or LU. LU includes a public coeducational doctoral/research university in Beaumont, Texas. Lamar has been a member of the Texas State University System since 1995. It was the flagship institution of the former Lamar University System. As of Fall 2014, the university enrollment was 14,889 students. Lamar University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. This campus is 7 miles from the Jack Brooks Regional Airport, 2 miles (3.2 km) from the Neches River and 5 miles (8.0 km) from Downtown Beaumont. The Big Thicket National Preserve, Village Creek State Park, and The Gulf of Mexico are all located within 30 minutes of the school. Facilities include the 10,080 seat Montagne Center, the eight-story Mary and John Gray Library and the 16,000 seat Stadium. Lamar offers 96 undergraduate, 50 master’s and eight doctoral degree programs in seven academic colleges. The academic colleges are the College of Engineering, College of Education and Human Development, College of Business, College of Fine Arts and Communication, the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Graduate Studies, and the Reaud Honors College.