LAMAR UNIVERSITY

College of Arts and Science

USD 10,000 - USD 30,171 loan size
up to 20 years loan term

Courses supported

MS in Computer Science

Lamar University College of Arts and Sciences was founded in 1923. Located in Beaumont, Texas, the public research university is a distinguished member of the Texas State University System. The University offers 5,000 major courses under 12 academic disciplines.

Lamar University boasts the best research facilities for commercialisation and entrepreneurship, innovation, and water and air quality, among other sectors.

Notable alumni of the institute include personalities such as Kelly Asbury (animated filmmaker and director), Alvin Brooks (basketball star), and Bruce Allen (football star).

Beaumont is the museum capital of Texas. The city houses more than a dozen unique museums.

What can you study at Lamar University - College of Arts and Sciences?

Lamar University values academic excellence and the development of meaningful relationships between students and faculty. It is one of 29 universities designated Doctoral/Research University by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Lamar University - College of Arts and Sciences MS courses:

  • MS in Computer Science
  • MS in Biology
  • MS in Chemistry

Securing admission at Lamar University - College of Arts and Sciences

  • Application fee: $75 for international students
  • Average GRE score: Varies from course to course
  • Mean TOEFL score: 79 for Internet-based test (iBT)
  • Average UG GPA: Varies from course to course
  • Recommendations: Only a few programmes require letters of recommendation
  • Language eligibility test: TOEFL/IELTS
  • Tuition fee: $16,084
  • Health service/health insurance: Mandatory for everyone; must carry proof
  • Books: $1,012 on average
  • Food: Around $1,878
  • Transportation:: Public transport or parking permit depends on students' choice; $1488 on average
  • Personal expenses:: $906 to $1,000
  • Total annual CoA:: $7,576 to $7,584 on average

Scholarships for international students at Lamar University - College of Arts and Sciences

Lamar University offers several scholarships and fellowships for international students, including:

  • International Student Scholarship: Minimum $5,000 per year for undergraduates and $3,000 for post-graduates who have at least a 2.5 GPA
  • LU International Emergency Fund: Emergency financial assistance during times of unexpected financial challenges
  • Global Diversity Scholarship: Up to $1,000 per year for students involved in leadership and community work
  • Graduate International Student Scholarship: Up to $1,000 per year for international graduate students who score at least a 3.0 GPA

Beaumont campus

City

Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas

City Population

113,000 as per the 2021 US Census Bureau

Region

Southeastern US

Climate

Humid subtropical climate. Rainy and partially cloudy all year round, with long, hot summers and short, chilly winters. Temperatures seldom drop below -0.5°C/31°F or rise above 35.5°C/96°F throughout the year

Nearest Airport

Jack Brooks Regional Airport (BPT/ KBPT)

Time Zone

Central Daylight Time; from 5th November to 12th March (GMT-6), from 12th March to 5th November USA (GMT-5)

Fast facts about Lamar University - College of Arts and Sciences

Public University

  • University enrolment: 17,044
  • Living alumni: 97,000+
  • Master's students: 2,000
  • International students: 5%
  • International grad students: 60%
  • Top 10 countries represented: India, China, Nepal, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, Mexico, - Bangladesh, Taiwan, and Pakistan

Lamar University - College of Arts and Sciences job placements

  • Placement rate: 94.6% overall rate
  • Campus-hiring options: Career fairs, on-campus interviews, and networking events
  • Internship options: Career and Testing Services to aid students in finding, applying for, and working out through the internship process
  • Career fairs: Both University-wide and discipline-specific career fairs for better exposure to students
  • On-campus counselling for recruitment: Career assessments, workshops, and tools for job search build a bridge between students and employers to discuss career goals and strategies and share feedback to improve chances of getting hired
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Last updated: 30 Nov 2023

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