Lamar State College Port Arthur: Review & Facts

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Lamar State College Port Arthur is a small two-year, public school with 1,805 students enrolled. This school was established in 1909 and is the only institution located in Port Arthur, Texas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
29
Fair
Lamar State College Port Arthur will give you the opportunity to get a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Lamar State College Port Arthur deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 29 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, General Studies, Chemistry, Laboratory Assistance, and HVAC. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


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

The student retention rate at Lamar State College Port Arthur is low at 56% (way below Texas average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Lamar State College Port Arthur is very low: 23%. Approximately 27% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Lamar State College Port Arthur is decent -- 17:1. Find out more about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$17,300
High
Average tuition costs are fairly high - around $15,600 annually. The additional fees at Lamar State College Port Arthur beyond tuition are approximately $1,700; which makes it a total of $17,300 per year.

Read the details about Lamar State College Port Arthur 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
The school will consider accepting your 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) at entry.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Lamar State College Port Arthur and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (409) 984-6342 or check Lamar State College Port Arthur Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Lamar State College Port Arthur offers a distance learning option.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at LSC-PA, 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
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at Lamar State College Port Arthur.

Based on the college crime information, Lamar State College Port Arthur appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Lamar State College Port Arthur Location and Maps



Post Address: Lamar State College Port Arthur, 1500 Proctor St, Port Arthur, Texas 77640, USA
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