Housing Information

TIEP students have several options for housing including dormitories, apartments, and cooperatives. Generally, students make their own arrangements for housing. 

Local housing options include dormitories and apartments. Descriptions and resources for each option are listed below:



Cardinal Village, the Lamar University dormitories, are within walking distance of TIEP at Lamar. Meal plans are required for residents of the dorms.

For more information on the pricing and availability of Cardinal Village rooms and meal plans, go to http://www.lamar.edu/residence-life.



Students prepare own meals. Apartment size varies greatly. Furnished or unfurnished available. Students may have to pay own utilities (electricity, water and gas). Many apartments are within walking distance of TIEP.

General Price Range for Apartments:

  • Unfurnished, One-bedroom Apartment: $600 – $1300 per month plus utilities
  • Unfurnished, Private Room in Two-bedroom Apartment: $550 – $1,000 per month per room plus shared utilities
  • Furniture rental (optional): $140 – $170 per month

The following websites provide assistance with finding suitable housing:

Below are a few apartment complexes within walking distance of Lamar University:

Parkway Apartments (1.1 miles from TIEP)
117 N. Parkway Dr.
Beaumont, Tx 77705
(409) 291-4576

The Village at Lamar (2.4 miles)
5230 S. Martin Luther King Pkwy,
Beaumont, TX 77705

University Place (1.3 miles)
755 E. Florida @ Cheek & University · Beaumont, TX 77705
Rent through Parigi Property Management
Located at 445 N. 14th st.
409 833 9522

Florida Park Apartments (2.1 miles)
990 Florida St Beaumont Texas 77705
(855) 818-1007