Lamar University LU Online

by TBS Staff

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Lamar University, a public, coeducational, research university founded in 1923, awards a variety of bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees through five academic colleges. A member of the Texas State University System, Lamar University enrolls nearly 15,000 students.

Lamar University's offerings include over 20 online programs, including more than a dozen bachelor's degree programs in areas such as sociology, criminal justice, industrial technology, and management.

LU Online offers more than a dozen master's degree programs in areas such as business administration, counseling, and teacher leadership, as well as a doctorate in educational leadership, and three graduate certificates.

Lamar University offers courses in traditional fifteen-week sessions, as well as accelerated eight-week sessions. Students also can choose from multiple start dates each year.

Lamar University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) also provides accreditation to Lamar University’s College of Business.

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Online Bachelor Degrees

Online Master's Degrees

Accreditation Regional (SACS)
Public/Private Public Nonprofit
Region Southwest
Acceptance Rate 79%
Retention Rate 57%
Graduation Rate 33.7%
Requires ACT or SAT SAT or ACT
Cost Per Credit
Undergrad: $404/$893
Grad: $502/$910
Lamar University

Address: 4400 South M.L. King Junior Parkway, Beaumont, TX 77710, USA">4400 South M.L. King Junior Parkway, Beaumont, TX 77710

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