Lamar University

Beaumont, Texas

Score

78

TX Relative Cost

Top Reasons to Choose Lamar University Online

  1. Lamar University is ranked among the Best Online Colleges in Texas!
  2. Lamar University is ranked the #7 Most Affordable Online College in Texas!
  3. Lamar University is ranked the #7 Best Value Online College in Texas!
  4. LU is a member of the Texas State University System, which maintains the lowest average tuition and fees of any university system in Texas.
  5. LU offers 43 online degrees, including 27 master’s programs, and one doctoral program.
  6. LU ranks as best in the nation for an online BA in General Studies, and among the best in the nation for the online MA in School Counseling.
  7. High School students may earn dual credit, earning college credit while fulfilling high school graduation requirements.
  8. LU is designed to cater to the needs of working professionals.

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Overview

Key FactsAnswers
Total Enrollment15,460 (54% fully online)
Public or PrivatePublic
Number of Online Programs43
Average In-State Undergraduate Tuition$8,494 per year
Accreditation TypeRegional
AccreditationSouthern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Established1923
Athletic AffiliationNCAA Division I Southland
Religious AffiliationNone
Source: National Center for Educational Statistics

Tuition

Tuition TypeCost
Average In-State Undergraduate Tuition$8,494
Average In-State Graduate Tuition$6,324
Percentage Students Who Received Financial Aid or Scholarships82%
Tution Guarantee Yes
Pre-paid Tuition Plan No
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Average Amount of Aid$7,431
Net Cost by Income
Source: National Center for Educational Statistics

Student Body

Key FactAnswer
Fully Online Students54%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio18:1
First-Year Student Retention Rate66%
Percentage Students Who Received Financial Aid or Scholarships82%
Percentage of Students of Color57%
Percentage of Non-Resident Alien Students1%
Graduation Rate34%
Students With Registered Disabilities4%
Source: National Center for Educational Statistics

Online Bachelor’s Degrees

Business & Finance
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
BBA - Business Administration: Entrepreneurship1204-5 years
BBA - Business Administration: General Business1204-5 years
BBA - Business Administration: Management1204-5 years
BS - Industrial Technology: Single Track1204-5 years
Computers & Technology
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
BS - Computer Science: Single Track1204-5 years
Criminal Justice & Law
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
BS - Criminal Justice: Single Track1204-5 years
Liberal Arts & Humanities
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
BS - Communication: Single Track1204-5 years
BA - General Studies: Single Track1204-5 years
BS - Sociology: Single Track1204-5 years
Nursing & Healthcare
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
BSN - Nursing: RN to BSN: Single Track304-5 years
Science & Engineering
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
BS - Industrial Engineering: Single Track1204-5 years

Online Master’s Degrees

Business & Finance
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
MBA - Business Administration: Construction Project Management362-3 years
MBA - Business Administration: Criminal Justice Management362-3 years
MBA - Business Administration: Enterprise Resource Planning362-3 years
MBA - Business Administration: General Business Management362-3 years
MBA - Business Administration: Healthcare Administration362-3 years
MBA - Business Administration: Management362-3 years
MBA - Business Administration: Marketing362-3 years
MS - Management Information Systems: Single Track302-3 years
MPA - Public Administration: Single Track362-3 years
Criminal Justice & Law
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
MS - Criminal Justice: Single Track302-3 years
Education & Teaching
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
MEd - Special Education in Educational Diagnostician: Single Track362-3 years
MEd - Special Education Generalist: Single Track362-3 years
MEd - Educational Administration: Single Track302-3 years
MEd - Educational Technology Leadership: Single Track362-3 years
MEd - Digital Learning and Leading: Single Track362-3 years
MEd - Teacher Leadership: General362-3 years
MEd - Teacher Leadership: ESL Online362-3 years
MEd - Teacher Leadership: Gifted and Talented362-3 years
MEd - Clinical Mental Health Counseling: Single Track603.5-4.5 years
MEd - Counseling and Development: Marriage Couple and Family Counseling603.5-4.5 years
MEd - Counseling and Development: Professional School Counseling Online603.5-4.5 years
Nursing & Healthcare
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
MS - Nursing Administration: Single Track372-3 years
MS - Nursing Education: Single Track372-3 years
MS - Nutrition: Single Track362-3 years
MSN - RN to MSN: Single Track583-4 years
Science & Engineering
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
MS - Engineering Management: Single Track302-3 years

Online Doctoral Degrees

Education & Teaching
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
EdD - Educational Leadership: Single Track603.5-4.5 years

Online Certificates

Education & Teaching
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
Graduate Certificate - Educational Diagnostician : Single Track211 year or less
Graduate Certificate - Mental Health Counseling: Single Track181 year or less
Graduate Certificate - Principal Education: Single Track181 year or less
Graduate Certificate - Superintendent Education: Single Track181 year or less
Liberal Arts & Humanities
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
Certificate - Applied Arts & Sciences: Single Track1201-2 years

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