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About the School:

Lamar University is a nationally recognized public institution that is located in Beaumont, Texas. It was founded in 1923 and currently has a campus size of 292 acres. Lamar has a total enrollment of around 17,000 students. Admission to this institution is considered selective, with an acceptance rate of 84%. On average, students who get enrolled here have an SAT score between 960 to 1140 or an ACT score of 17 to 23.

The university offers 139 Degree Programs at bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels. The areas of study include arts & sciences, business, engineering, education & human development, and fine arts & communication. The tuition & fees for in-state students are approx. $10,400 and out-of-state are charged approx. $22,700. The cost of education at this institution for nonresident students is cheaper when compared to the national average.

Online Presence:

Lamar University uses Blackboard as its learning management system. The online courses are offered in both 8-week accelerated format and the traditional 15-week format. All of the courses are 100% online and are taught by the same faculty that teaches the on-campus courses. To learn more about the available courses, visit their LU Online page.


Lamar University has accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

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