Visit us at our Spring 2024 Preview Day!

At Texas Academy Preview Day, learn first hand from our staff and students on why the academy may be the right fit for you. We will cover multiple topics including admissions process, student life, academics, and research.


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If you are an ambitious, over-achiever who desires to graduate from a prestigious high-school program with a significant jumpstart on your undergraduate degree, Texas Academy may be the place for you. 

Texas Academy (TA) students enter the program as eleventh graders, and are placed on an academic pathway that that aligns with their long-term academic goals. In addition to rigorous academics, TA students benefit from research, service opportunities, and are free to participate in all university activities with limited exceptions. 

Reasons to Consider Texas Academy

Academic Pathways


Whether you know which academic pathway you want to pursue, or you are undecided, Texas Academy has options for every student. 

Explore Academics →

Cost and Credits


Texas Academy students are awarded a tuition and fees scholarship for up to 60 credit hours. These funds  will be used to complete high school requirements and simultaneously earn college credit. 

Cost and Credits →

Outside the Classroom


Texas Academy clubs, Lamar University organizations, Cheer, Band, Choir, Service, UIL Academics, VEX Robotics, and so much more. There are so many things you can do in the academy!

Get Involved →

Residential Options


Interested in Texas Academy, but unsure whether you would like to live on or off-campus? Explore your options and see what best fits your needs. 

Living Options →

Research Opportunities


Challenge your understanding of the world by participating in panels, conferences, LURA student organization, O.U.R. and opportunities to fund your research interests.

Research Opportunities →

Pathway to Honors


Tap into your curiosity through honors courses, ePortfolio/website development and leadership community.

Explore Reaud Honors College →

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