Tuition and Fees


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. Initial COAs and awards are assessed at full-time enrollment. However, COA and award adjustments will be made based on actual enrolled hours. *These awards do not apply to certain online degree programs*

2018-2019 estimates below are based on 12+ hours per semester enrollment for undergraduate students. Graduate estimates are tuition and fees only for 3 - 12+ hours.

Guaranteed Price Plan  - LU Tuition Lock

Lamar University offers the LU Tuition Lock, a guaranteed price plan, to eligible students effective for four full years.  Get information about LU Tuition Lock

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Each year, LU awards more than 2,000 scholarships providing more than $10 million in assistance to students. Get step-by-step information about scholarships and financial aid

Undergraduate Estimates

Resident (12+ hours)

Item On Campus Off Campus w/Parents
Tuition and Fees (12+ hours) $5,046 $5,046 $5,046
Books and Supplies (approximate) $506 $506 $506
Room/Board $3,852 $3,816 $1,362
Transportation $1,212 $1,212 $1,212
Personal Expenses $906 $906 $906
Loan Fee $50 $50 $50
Approximate Cost (per semester) $11,572 $11,536 $9,082

Non-Resident (12+hours)

Item On Campus Off Campus w/Parents
Tuition and Fees (12+ hours) $11,315 $11,315 $11,315
Books and Supplies (approximate) $506 $506 $506
Room/Board $3,852 $3,816 $1,362
Transportation $1,212 $1,212 $1,212
Personal Expenses $906 $906 $906
Loan Fee $50 $50 $50
Approximate Cost (per semester) $17,841 $17,805 $15,351
Graduate Estimates

Resident

Item Cost
Tuition and Fees - Resident (3 hours) $ 1,527
Tuition and Fees - Resident (6 hours) $ 2,807
Tuition and Fees - Resident (9 hours) $ 4,087
Tuition and Fees - Resident (12 hours) $ 5,332

Non-Resident

Item Cost
Tuition and Fees - Resident (3 hours) $2,772
Tuition and Fees - Resident (6 hours) $ 5,297
Tuition and Fees - Resident (9 hours) $ 7,822
Tuition and Fees - Resident (12 hours) $10,316