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* 

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. 
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Scholarships and Financial Aid

Each year, LU awards more than 2,000 scholarships providing more than $10 million in assistance to students.
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Undergraduate Estimates

  • Resident (12+ hours)
    Item On Campus Off Campus w/Parents
    Tuition and Fees (12+ hours) $5,293 $5,293 $5,293
    Books and Supplies (approximate) $600 $600 $600
    Room/Board $4,926 $4,444 $2,222
    Transportation $1,488 $1,584 $1,488
    Personal Expenses $906 $906 $906
    Loan Fee $50 $50 $50
    Approximate Cost (per semester) $13,263 $12,877 $10,559
  • Non-Resident (12+hours)
    Item On Campus Off Campus w/Parents
    Tuition and Fees (12+ hours) $11,428 $11,428 $11,428
    Books and Supplies (approximate) $600 $600 $600
    Room/Board $4,926 $4,444 $2,222
    Transportation $1,488 $1,584 $1,488
    Personal Expenses $906 $906 $906
    Loan Fee $50 $50 $50
    Approximate Cost (per semester) $19,398 $19,012 $16,694

Graduate Estimates

  • Resident
    Item Cost
    Tuition and Fees  (3 hours) $ 1,566
    Tuition and Fees  (6 hours) $ 2,886
    Tuition and Fees  (9 hours) $ 4,205
    Tuition and Fees  (12 hours) $ 5,490
  • Non-Resident
    Item Cost
    Tuition and Fees  (3 hours) $2,790
    Tuition and Fees  (6 hours) $ 5,334
    Tuition and Fees  (9 hours) $ 7,877
    Tuition and Fees  (12 hours) $10,386