LU ranks among most affordable colleges in Texas

Pursuing higher education can be expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. Lamar University, along with Lamar State College-Port Arthur and Lamar Institute of Technology were ranked among the Most Affordable Colleges in Texas, according to

Lamar State College-Port Arthur ranked in the No. 1 spot, with $80/credit hour (in state) and $488/credit hour (out of state). Lamar Institute of Technology ranked in the No. 2 spot, with $80/credit (in state) and $488/credit (out of state). Lamar University came in at No. 10, with $5,293/semester (in state) and $11,428/semester (out of state).

The list includes the following:
1.     Lamar State College-Port Arthur • Tuition and Fees: $2,400
2.     Lamar Institute of Technology • Tuition and Fees: $2,844
3.     Galveston College • Tuition and Fees: $2,950
4.     Alvin Community College • Tuition and Fees: $2,834
5.     College of the Mainland • Tuition and Fees: $2,973
6.     Texas A&M University-Central Texas • Tuition and Fees: $6,627
7.     Angelo State University • Tuition and Fees: $8,186
8.     Texas A&M International University • Tuition and Fees: $7,845
9.     Tarleton State University • Tuition and Fees: $7,790
10.  Lamar University • Tuition and Fees: $8,690

“We are proud to be ranked among the most affordable colleges in Texas,” said Dr. Katrina Brent, associate vice president of Enrollment Management and Marketing. “More than that, we are proud to offer affordable degrees for an outstanding education that ultimately provides career-ready graduates to our Southeast Texas region and all of Texas.”

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