Skip to Content

Lamar State College Port Arthur

Image Gallery

For more than 100 years, Lamar State College Port Arthur has provided educational excellence in a hometown setting to thousands of students of all ages, whether they want to complete the first two years of a bachelor’s degree program, earn a two-year degree or complete a one-year technical certification to enter the workforce.

The college currently offers academic and technical programs that include a diverse array of options leading to 31 associate degrees and 24 technical certificates.

Lamar State College Port Arthur students also can participate in a variety of student organizations and extracurricular activities, including NJCAA Division I intercollegiate men’s basketball and women’s softball.

Enrollment in the college’s cutting-edge commercial music program is increasing as students train in all aspects of the music business, including songwriting, music arranging, performance and recording technology. Drama and art majors also are enjoying the state-of-the-art facilities provided in the LSCPA Performing Arts Center.

The Allied Health Department’s programs continue to receive commendations for its graduates’ outstanding performance on the state licensing examinations.

The Cosmetology Program continues to grow and establish connections with area high school vocational programs.


Betty Reynard

Betty Reynard, Ed.D.


Quick Facts

Founded: 1909 
Enrollment: 2,991 
Degrees: 23 certificate and 24 associate degree programs 
Mascot: Seahawks



1500 Procter Street 
Port Arthur, TX 77640 
(409) 984-6100