Exceed Your Expectations: Competitive Tuition

A quality education doesn’t have to come at a high cost. With a low average cost of *$8,858 per semester, LU keeps costs down so you can focus on your studies.

Financial Aid

We consider students for financial aid following acceptance to a Lamar University degree-seeking program and receipt of all required documents, including FAFSA paperwork. The Financial Aid office may then request additional information before awards can be distributed.


Lamar University awards more than 2,000 scholarships each year, including the Mirabeau Scholarship, which offers free tuition, fees, room and board to qualifying incoming freshmen. Scholarships are awarded based on academic merit, leadership abilities and special skills, such as athletics and music. 

Estimate Your Costs

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*The Cost of Attendance is an estimate of what it costs the typical student to attend Lamar University. Cost of Attendance is based on the actual enrollment status for each student. $8,858 is based on a 12 credit hours, books and supplies, Room/Board living at home, transportation, personal expenses and loan fees.

Degrees & Majors

Explore more than 100 Bachelor's degree programs including business, communications, engineering, and nursing.


How to Apply

Start your journey to Lamar University. Apply online using the statewide Apply Texas system.


Each year, Lamar University awards more than 2,000 scholarships providing more than $10 million in assistance to students.


Fill out the form to request information or call (409) 880-8888 to speak to an admissions representative today.