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Lamar Institute of Technology Demographics & Diversity

Beaumont, Texas

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Lamar Institute of Technology are mainly White with a sizeable Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 49% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Lamar Institute of Technology students
Race Percent of Students
White 51%
Black 30%
Hispanic 15%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 0%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 36% more female students than male students enrolled at Lamar Institute of Technology with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Lamar Institute of Technology has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Lamar Institute of Technology students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for Lamar Institute of Technology students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,871
Women 2,546

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Lamar Institute of Technology serves a very low number of students outside of Texas, with 99 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Lamar Institute of Technology students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 99%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$47,322 per year

54% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
4,417
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 30.5%
Part time Undergrads 56.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=441760 IPEDS survey data for Lamar Institute of Technology.