Lamar State College-Port Arthur

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,850
33.5% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$7,805
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
11.8%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
2,537
38.3% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
20.6%
47 Graduates

About

Lamar State College-Port Arthur is a higher education institution located in Jefferson County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Lamar State College-Port Arthur were .

In 2019, 372 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lamar State College-Port Arthur. 57.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (156 degrees), 1.61 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (97 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lamar State College-Port Arthur is $2,850, which is $-11,650 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Lamar State College-Port Arthur is $2,850, which is $-11,650 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,805.

In 2019, 42% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 40% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,850
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Lamar State College-Port Arthur was $2,850. The cost of tuition at Lamar State College-Port Arthur is $-11,650 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

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Average Net Price

$7,805
2019 Value
0.944%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Lamar State College-Port Arthur had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,805. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Lamar State College-Port Arthur grew by 0.944%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,694
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lamar State College-Port Arthur was of $9,694 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

42%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
40%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

42% of undergraduate students at Lamar State College-Port Arthur received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 8.7% with respect to 2018, when 46% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
11.8%
2017 Default Rate
39
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Lamar State College-Port Arthur was 11.8%, which represents 39 out of the 331 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Lamar State College-Port Arthur has a total enrollment of 2,537 students. The full-time enrollment at Lamar State College-Port Arthur is 971 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,566. This means that 38.3% of students enrolled at Lamar State College-Port Arthur are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lamar State College-Port Arthur, both undergraduate and graduate, is 34.9% Hispanic or Latino, 28.5% Black or African American, 28.3% White, 5.48% Asian, 1.26% Two or More Races, 0.276% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0394% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lamar State College-Port Arthur in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (19.6%), followed by White Female (18.2%) and Black or African American Female (16.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

38.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lamar State College-Port Arthur, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,537 students. The full-time enrollment at Lamar State College-Port Arthur is 971 and the part-time enrollment is 1,566. This means that 38.3% of students enrolled at Lamar State College-Port Arthur are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

60%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Lamar State College-Port Arthur was 60%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), Lamar State College-Port Arthur had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    885
  2. Black or African American
    723
  3. White
    718

The enrolled student population at Lamar State College-Port Arthur is 34.9% Hispanic or Latino, 28.5% Black or African American, 28.3% White, 5.48% Asian, 1.26% Two or More Races, 0.276% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0394% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.8% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 54 more women than men received degrees from Lamar State College-Port Arthur. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Lamar State College-Port Arthur is white (156 degrees awarded). There were 1.61 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (97 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Lamar State College-Port Arthur is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Lamar State College-Port Arthur, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (35 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (45 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (23 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lamar State College-Port Arthur are Registered nurses (1,387,780 people), Other managers (162,248 people), Medical & health services managers (150,512 people), Pharmacists (134,977 people), and Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (130,975 people).

The most specialized majors at Lamar State College-Port Arthur are Science Technologies (35 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (45 degrees), Engineering Technologies (23 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (28 degrees), and Precision Production (9 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lamar State College-Port Arthur are Surgeons, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, Real estate brokers & sales agents, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at Lamar State College-Port Arthur are Science Technologies (35 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (45 degrees), Engineering Technologies (23 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (28 degrees), and Precision Production (9 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lamar State College-Port Arthur are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,488,320 people), Elementary & secondary schools (373,846 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (250,809 people), Outpatient care centers (238,304 people), and Offices of physicians (230,658 people).

The most specialized majors at Lamar State College-Port Arthur are Science Technologies (35 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (45 degrees), Engineering Technologies (23 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (28 degrees), and Precision Production (9 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Lamar State College-Port Arthur.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Lamar State College-Port Arthur was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

159
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
213
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 159 degrees were awarded to men at Lamar State College-Port Arthur, which is 0.746 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (213).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 25 degrees were awarded to men at Lamar State College-Port Arthur in Chemical Technology, which is 2.5 times more than the 10 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 37 degrees were awarded to women at Lamar State College-Port Arthur in General Studies, which is 2.64 times more than the 14 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

13%
100% Completion Time
21%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 13% of students graduating from Lamar State College-Port Arthur completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 21% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 26% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (57.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Lamar State College-Port Arthur is Male and Asian (57.1% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    156 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    97 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    94 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lamar State College-Port Arthur is white (156 degrees awarded). There were 1.61 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (97 degrees).

0.269% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    90 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    66 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    64 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Lamar State College-Port Arthur is white female (90 degrees awarded). There were 1.36 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (66 degrees).

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Operations

Lamar State College-Port Arthur has an endowment valued at nearly $6.87M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $255k (3.71%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, Lamar State College-Port Arthur had a total salary expenditure of $26.4M. Lamar State College-Port Arthur employs 53 Instructors, 3 Assistant professors, and 2 Professors. Most academics at Lamar State College-Port Arthur are Female Instructors (33), Male Instructors(20), and Female Professors (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lamar State College-Port Arthur are: Management, with 35 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 26 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 11 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$6.87M
2019 Endowment
510%
growth from 2018

Lamar State College-Port Arthur has an endowment valued at about $6.87M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Lamar State College-Port Arthur grew 510% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.23M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $358k - Federal
  2. $866k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Lamar State College-Port Arthur received $358k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $866k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$11.9M
2019 Salaries
1.98%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Lamar State College-Port Arthur paid a median of $11.9M in salaries, which represents 45% of their overall expenditure ($26.4M) and a 1.98% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.96% decline from 2017 and a 7.06% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.89M (42.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3M
Instructional Salaries
61
Number of Employees

In 2019, Lamar State College-Port Arthur paid a total of $3M to 61 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $857k (29.6%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
53 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
35 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lamar State College-Port Arthur were Instructor with 53 employees; Assistant professor with 3 employees; and Assistant professor with 2 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lamar State College-Port Arthur were Management with 35 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 26 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 11 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. Female Professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lamar State College-Port Arthur was Female Instructor with 33 employees, Male Instructor with 20 employees, and Female Professor with 2 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Lamar State College-Port Arthur.

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