Lamar Institute of Technology: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - PoorQuality:Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Lamar Institute of Technology is a small two-year, public school with 2,845 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1923 and is one of the 4 colleges located in Beaumont, Texas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
29
Fair
At Lamar Institute of Technology you can obtain your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Lamar Institute of Technology deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 29 majors. The most popular concentrations are Industrial Technologies, Chemistry, Laboratory Assistance, Medical, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
56%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Lamar Institute of Technology is low at 56% (way below Texas average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Lamar Institute of Technology is very low - 16%. Nearly 16% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at LIT is decent -- 16:1. Read more information on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$13,900
Medium
Average tuition cost is close to the nationwide median - $12,500 a year. The additional fees at Lamar Institute of Technology (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $1,400; this comes to a total of $13,900 a year.

Read the details about Lamar Institute of Technology additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Lamar Institute of Technology and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (409) 880-8321 or check Lamar Institute of Technology Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C+
Dicey
Lamar Institute of Technology provides a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Lamar Institute of Technology, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At present there is no on-campus housing at Lamar Institute of Technology.

Based on the college crime numbers, Lamar Institute of Technology seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Lamar Institute of Technology Location and Maps



Post Address: Lamar Institute of Technology, 855 E Lavaca, Beaumont, Texas 77705, USA
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