Lamar University

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400 MLK Boulevard
Beaumont, Texas 77710

Lamar University is a Carnegie doctoral, comprehensive public institution educating a diverse student population of 14,000. The University is committed to preparing students for leadership and lifelong learning in a multi-cultural world. We have 150 programs of study that lead to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in areas of Fine & Performing Arts, Business, Education, Engineering, Humanities, Social Sciences, Physical Sciences and Nursing. Programs in American Sign Language, Deaf Education and Speech & Hearing disorders are offered as well. Through their contributions of teaching, research and community outreach, the University's faculty, students and staff seek to enhance Southeast Texas, the State and World.

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Transfer Information

Degree Completion Programs: Bachelor of Applied Arts & Sciences, Bachelor of General Studies, Bachelor of Industrial Technology, Bachelor of Nursing (Post-licensure), Bachelor of Science in Computing Sciences, Bachelor of Criminal Justice
Average Tuition and Fees: On-Campus Cost for a 3 credit course:
- TX Resident: $1,243
- Non-TX Resident: $2,413

Distance Learning average for a 3 credit course: $1,051

Accelerated Program cost for a 3 credit course:
- Undergraduate: $744
- Undergraduate (Nursing): $924
- Graduate (Criminal Justice, Education & Certifications): $825
- Graduate (Nursing)- $1,074
- Graduate (MBA)- $1,224
Associate Degree Required: An associates degree is not required.
Technical/ vocational Course Credit Accepted: Technical Credit through Portfolio Assessment.
Credit For Experience: Prior Experiential Learning Credit through Portfolio Assessment.
Delivery Method: Online, Face to Face, Hybrid, Accelerated
Minimum Grade: D grades are transferable, but some departments may refuse to count them toward a degree.
Credits (Min/Max): 0 to 90 credits are accepted.
Transfer Policy Document: Lamar University Transfer Policy Document.pdf
Appeals Process Document: Lamar University Transfer Credit Appeals Process.pdf
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Application Deadlines

Academic Partnership (8 weeks) Fall II 2015

September 21, 2015

Academic Partnership (8 weeks) Spring I 2016

December 10, 2015

Academic Partnership (8 weeks) Spring II 2016

February 22, 2016

Academic Partnership (15 weeks) Spring I 2016

December 10, 2015
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Application Requirements

Minimum GPA: To qualify for transfer admission, students should have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale for all work attempted and be eligible to re-enter all colleges and universities previously attended.
Official Transcripts: Official transcripts from each college previously attended are required, as well as official high school transcripts.
SAT Scores: Students transferring fewer than 18 semester credit hours must take the SAT or ACT and/or have a record of these scores sent to the Office of Admissions.
Letters of Recommendation: Letters of recommendation are not required.
Essay: An essay is not required.
Application Fee: A one-time, non-refundable undergraduate application fee of $25.00 is charged to all new undergraduate, first-time-in-college applicants and transfer students.
Interview: An interview is not required.
Other Requirements: Students not meeting all transfer requirements may be considered. Provide a 1-2 page statement accounting for past academic shortcomings, identify steps they will take to address them and specify academic goals they plan to achieve while at Lamar.
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Scholarships and Financial Aid

Financial Aid is available to full and part time students.