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Lamar University Tuition & Fees Report

How Much Does Lamar University Cost?

Learn the base cost of Lamar University by getting details on in-state and out-of-state tuition and fees. Compare tuition and fees to nationwide and state averages to put those costs in context. In this Lamar University cost report, you'll find:

How Much Does Lamar University Charge for Tuition?

$8,690 In-State Tuition & Fees
$18,482 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

Combined out-of-state tuition and fees at Lamar University for the 2020-2021 academic year was $18,482 for undergraduates. Those who hail from the state of Texas get a discount and only needed to pay $8,690 per year.

Tuition Fees Total
Out-of-State $16,020 $2,462 $18,482
In-State $6,228 $2,462 $8,690

Lamar University tuition and fees is for one year of attendance, not including room and board.

Remeber that many students qualify for scholarships and financial aid that will lower the amount they have to pay.

How much does Lamar University cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do Lamar University Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

At the national level, average out-of-state tuition and fees are $19,933 a year. Lamar University out-of-state undergraduates, on the other hand, pay about $18,482 a year in tuition and fees, making the school relatively inexpensive.

In-state undergrads in Texas pay an average of $16,784 for tuition and fees. Lamar University only charges $8,690 a year in for in-state undergraduates, making it relatively inexpensive when compared to the national average.

Take a look at the following chart to see how Lamar University compares to other schools in terms of tuition and fees.

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Remember to also consider financial aid when trying to decide if you can afford to go to a particular school. For more details on that, see: Lamar University Financial Aid.

Lamar University Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

1.25% In-State Tuition Increase
0.28% Out-of-State Tuition Increase
$36,304 Est. 4-Year Cost

In-state Lamar University tuition and fees grew with an average annual rate of 1.25% over the past five years. Texas residents may pay an estimated $8,908 this school year.

At this rate, we estimate the total cost of in-state tuition and fees for two years at Lamar University to be $17,927, and $36,304 for four years.

Tuition and fees for out-of-state students have grown by about 0.28% in the past five years. This school year, students outside of the state will pay an estimated $18,584.

This means an estimated $37,220 for two years of out-of-state tuition and fees at Lamar University, and $74,646 for four years.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at Lamar University.

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Don't Ignore Cost Increases

Be aware of just how much the tuition and fees are increasing each year. At most colleges undergrads will wind up spending more on their last year of school compared to what they did for their first.

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