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) $5,232 $5,232 $5,232
    Books and Supplies (approximate) $600 $600 $600
    Room/Board $4532 $4444 $2222
    Transportation $1,488 $1,584 $1,488
    Personal Expenses $906 $906 $906
    Loan Fee $50 $50 $50
    Approximate Cost (per semester) $12808 $12816 $10498
  • Non-Resident (12+hours)
    Item On Campus Off Campus w/Parents
    Tuition and Fees (12+ hours) $11,367 $11,367 $11,367
    Books and Supplies (approximate) $600 $600 $600
    Room/Board $4532 $4444 $2222
    Transportation $1,488 $1,584 $1,488
    Personal Expenses $906 $906 $906
    Loan Fee $50 $50 $50
    Approximate Cost (per semester) $18,943 $18,951 $16633

Graduate Estimates

  • Resident
    Item Cost
    Tuition and Fees  (3 hours) $ 1,554
    Tuition and Fees  (6 hours) $ 2,861
    Tuition and Fees  (9 hours) $ 4,168
    Tuition and Fees  (12 hours) $ 5,441
  • Non-Resident
    Item Cost
    Tuition and Fees  (3 hours) $2,781
    Tuition and Fees  (6 hours) $ 5,315
    Tuition and Fees  (9 hours) $ 7,849
    Tuition and Fees  (12 hours) $10,349