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Lamar University

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Beaumont, TX

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Lamar University

Overview

Lamar University / Department of Mechanical Engineering is located in Beaumont, TX.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Engineering (DE)
Master of Engineering Science (MES)
Master of Engineering (ME)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 26
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

92
Applied
58
Accepted
18
Enrolled
63%

Applying

25
Application Fee - Domestic
50
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st July 1st No
Spring deadline January 5th December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available

Student Body

91
Total Graduate Students
35%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
64%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.1%
Black or African American 1.1%
White or Caucasian 8%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (94%)
Female (5%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 0
Male (11)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Materials combustion, mechanical and multiphysics study in micro-electronics, structural instability/reliability, mechanics of micro electronics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 10028
Beaumont, TX  77701
United States
Contact Dr. Hsing-Wei Chu
Chair
Phone: 409-880-8094
Fax: 409-880-8121