Reasons to Love LU

Discover how your success is at the heart of everything we do.

We Are Affordable.

  • #3 Best Value Online Schools in Texas 2019 – Best Value Schools
  • Ranked #23 in Most Affordable Online Graduate Schools for a Master’s Degree 2020 – CollegeChoice.net
  • Lamar University’s JoAnne Gay Dishman School of Nursing was recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the best in the nation for the online Master of Science in Nursing program in 2022
  • #19 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Bachelor’s Degrees 2020 – onlineu.org
  •  #7 Most Affordable Online Sociology Degrees – GetEducated.com
  • #7 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Bachelor’s Degrees in Communications 2021 – onlineu.org
  •  #24 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Bachelor’s Degrees in Business 2021 – onlineu.org
  •  Lamar University is ranked No. 8 nationally in the “50 Most Affordable Online Master’s Degree Programs for 2015”—Best Master’s Programs website
  • Lamar University’s online education degrees have been recognized as “Best Buys” nationally
    —GetEducated.com
  • Lamar University’s MPH program is listed in Affordable Colleges (AC) Online Best Online Master’s in Public Health 2018-2019
  • Lamar University’s MSN in Nursing program has been ranked 4th in BestHealthDegrees.com 10 Most Affordable Online MSN Degree Programs for 2020 

We Are Among the Best.

  • The online MBA program at Lamar University has been recognized as one of the Best Online MBA Programs for 2022 by The Princeton Review
  • Lamar University online programs are recognized as among the best in the nation
    U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs rankings
  • Lamar University is one of 29 universities in the nation designated a Doctoral Research University by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Lamar is in the Top 25% of schools nationwide for the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs and Best Online Graduate Education Program
  • Lamar University’s pre-licensure BSN students first-attempt NCLEX-RN pass rate is over 88%
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We Are Diverse.

  • Lamar University has been dubbed one of the most ethnically and economically diverse universities in the nation
    U.S. News & World Report
  • Lamar University is ranked No. 1 in the nation for Hispanics graduating with master’s degrees in education
    Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2015
  • Students from 58 countries around the world attend Lamar University
  • Lamar University is one of the top universities in Texas for the percentage of degrees conferred to African Americans

We Support Our Students And Military.

  • Lamar University was named a 2015 Military Friendly® School for going above and beyond to provide transitioning veterans the best possible experience in higher education.
    G.I. Jobs, 2015
  • Lamar University was ranked in the top 10 percent of universities in the nation on the new Social Mobility Index that ranks schools that do the best job helping disadvantaged students graduate and start their careers.
    —BestMastersPrograms.org, 2015

We Are The Choice of Educators.

  • #1 in Texas and #4 in the nation for Master of Education degrees conferred in 2020 – NCES IPEDS Database
  • Ranked #1 Affordable Online Master’s Degrees in Education 2020 – The Simple Dollar
  • Lamar University’s Educator Preparation Program (EPP) is accredited by the State Board of Educator Certification and routinely has a 96% summary pass rate for all certification tests
  • Go Grad (an online guide to graduate programs) recognized Lamar University as having the top-ranked online counseling degrees in the nation (M.Ed. in School Counseling and M.Ed. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling)
  • Go Grad ranked Lamar University No. 1 in their Top Online Master’s in Counseling 2015 ranking
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