Lamar University, established in 1923, is a public research university located in Beaumont, Texas. It has over 9,200 undergraduates and great amenities. The quad, where students can take it easy, looks great at night. Its student center and Cherry building have equally amazing views from the outside. Dining options range from grill, pizza to Mexican food; and the walls are adorned with cheery art created by university students. It’s also a campus with fast-food outlets, cafes and an open-air museum. The Lamar Cardinals sports teams are greeted with cheer and enthusiasm, including the ‘L’ yell from the home audience! Their homecoming week is celebrated with a Cardinal Mania bonfire, block party and Greek vs. Faculty basketball game. Notable Alumni include Chris Stroud, PGA tour professional golfer and Bob McDill, singer-songwriter. Lamar University has a range of programs coupled with a diverse student body.