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Online programs tapped No. 12 on national list for affordability

Lamar University is ranked among the most affordable online colleges of 2017, according to SR Education Group. Of the 739 online schools researched by SR Education Group, LU was ranked No. 12 and is the highest ranked Texas school on the list.

With accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and online programs leading to Bachelor’s, Masters, Doctoral and Certificate programs, LU was named a top choice in the survey.

LU offers 13 online Bachelor's degree programs, 19 online Master’s degree program, Doctoral degrees online in educational leadership, and online professional preparation programs in counseling and development, principal and superintendent certification. Learn more about LU’s online offerings at

SR Education Group has been publishing rankings of online colleges since 2009 and awarding scholarships since 2010.

SR Education Group is an organization responsible for creating and maintaining websites aimed at connecting students with the resources necessary to complete their educations - from learning about what degree programs are available, connecting with schools offering those programs, or finding out how other students review those schools. Headquartered in Kirkland, Washington, SR Education Group was founded in 2004 by CEO Sung Rhee. The company works to create authoritative online resources for students seeking an online education program that best suits their budget and career aspirations, according to the company’s Website. For more information, visit