Lamar Institute of Technology

Beaumont, TX

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Lamar Institute of Technology

Lamar Institute of Technology

Lamar Institute of Technology Student Essentials

Lamar Institute of Technology Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Mid-size City Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.lit.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $3,915
Out-of-State Tuition: $12,339
Retention Rate: 41%
Enrollment: 3,973
Year Established: 1923

About Lamar Institute of Technology

Interested in a vocational training opportunity to start a new career? Perhaps you’re interested in earning some college credits in order to transfer to a four-year university? Located in Beaumont, Texas, Lamar Institute of Technology can provide an avenue for either candidate.

Academic programs at Lamar range from vocational training certificates and associate’s degrees to college-track credits. Students participating in the vocational training courses are exposed to hands-on training and comprehensive preparatory courses to tackle the job market upon graduation. Students can choose between several concentrations that represent the needs of the local economy. Allied Health, Police Academy, and various technology related fields are represented among the many vocational programs.

An associate’s in General Education is encouraged for students wishing to transfer to a four-year university. Because Lamar is part of the Texas State University system, credits are easily transferred to other public institutions in the system.

Distance learning options provide an accessible higher education route for busy adults. High school seniors have the option to participate in dual enrollment programs in order to start their college career early. Continuing education courses are offered to community members who wish to enhance vocational skills or even simple skills, such as basic computer knowledge or English as a Second Language (ESL).

Student support programs are offered to help students achieve their goals. Academic workshops and tutoring are offered to help struggling students, and career and academic advising help keep students on track to graduate and prepare for the job search.

Lamar is more than just an institution of higher learning. It also provides the foundation to promote a better life.

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Licenses, Accreditations, and Membership

Accreditations i

  • American Dental Association Commision on Dental Accreditation
  • Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • The Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
  • The Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management
  • The Joint Review Committee for Education in Radiologic Technology

Lamar Institute of Technology Map & Location

Lamar Institute of Technology
855 E Lavaca
Beaumont, TX 77705


Getting Around Lamar Institute of Technology

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

5/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Beaumont, TX

Winter
Dec
64
45
Jan
62
43
Feb
65
47
Spring
Mar
72
52
Apr
78
59
May
85
67
Summer
Jun
90
73
Jul
92
74
Aug
92
74
Fall
Sep
88
70
Oct
81
61
Nov
72
52

Students

Total Students 3,973

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 9%
  • African American: 37%
  • Caucasian: 47%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 4%
Latino 9%
African American 37%
Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 2%
Unknown and Other 4%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 33%
Part-Time 67%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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Lamar Institute of Technology

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