The College of Engineering at Lamar University

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Jim Rush
Application deadline (U.S. residents) N/A
Application fee (U.S. residents) $25
Application deadline (international students) N/A
Application fee (international students) $75

The College of Engineering at Lamar University

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 376
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 263
Overall acceptance rate 69.9% – High

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA N/A
Average GRE N/A

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA N/A
Average GRE N/A
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 525 paper test
71 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering N/A
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering N/A
Chemical engineering http:/​/​dept.​lamar.​edu/​chemicalengineering/​
(409) 880-8789
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​ceserver.​lamar.​edu/​index.​htm
(409) 880-8749
[email protected]
Computer engineering N/A
Computer science N/A
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​ee.​lamar.​edu/​
(409) 880-8746
[email protected]
Engineering management N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering N/A
Industrial engineering http:/​/​dept.​lamar.​edu/​industrial/​
(409) 880-8804
[email protected]
Materials engineering N/A
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​dept.​lamar.​edu/​mechanical/​index.​htm
(409) 880-8769
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs N/A

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 333
Master’s (full-time) 167
Master’s (part-time) 95
Ph.D. (full-time) 39
Ph.D. (part-time) 32

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 279
Total master’s graduates 269
International master’s graduates 69.1%
Minority master’s graduates 9.3%
Female master’s graduates 19.7%
Total Ph.D. graduates 10
International Ph.D. graduates 70.0%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 10.0%
Female Ph.D. graduates 0.0%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Chemical 13 26.4%
Civil 9 12.9%
Computer science 14 11.4%
Electrical 10 17.4%
Environmental 0 N/A
Industrial / Manufacturing 8 12.6%
Mechanical 6 18.9%
Other 0 .3%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 39
Part-time faculty 7
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering N/A

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $7,262,866
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year N/A

Engineering School Ranking

Rank Not Published Best Engineering Schools

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score N/A
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 1.7
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 1.9
Overall acceptance rate 69.9% – High
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 711
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 1.0:1 – Low
Ph.D.s granted 10
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $7,262,866
Research expenditures per faculty member $181,571
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 0.0%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 333

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 333

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 206
Minority students 21.8%
International students 63.1%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 127
Minority students 23.6%
International students 60.6%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Jill Rowley
Financial aid phone (409) 880-8450

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $5,430 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $11,540 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $272 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $577 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $1,916 per year
Room and board $7,632
Books and supplies $1,500
Miscellaneous expenses $4,634

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 43
Teaching assistants 9
Research assistants 28
Other appointments 17