Lamar University

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#65 Overall Score: 70 Best Online Bachelor's Programs

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Bachelor's Program Overview

Lamar University, a public institution, has been offering online bachelor's degree programs since 2009-2010. All of the online classes are recorded and archived, so students can access lecture material at their own convenience. When applying for the online programs at Lamar University, it's important to note that the deadline is rolling.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 2009-2010
Total enrollment 1,151
2013-2014 Tuition $208 per credit (in-state)
$208 per credit (out-of-state)
Application deadline Rolling
Admissions URL
Admissions e-mail

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U.S. News Rankings

Student Engagement rank 101
Student Engagement score 58
Faculty Credentials and Training rank 63
Faculty Credentials and Training score 70
Student Services and Technology rank 18
Student Services and Technology score 64


Application deadline (U.S. residents) Rolling
Application deadline (international students) Rolling
Priority application deadline N/A
Admissions website
Director of admissions Melissa Gallien
Admissions phone (866) 223-7675 ext. 7419
Admissions email
Denies admittance to qualified applicants No

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Maximum class size N/A
Full-time instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 87
Part-time instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 89
Average online teaching experience 3 years
Five most popular majors
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 81%
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 10%
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 5%
General Studies 4%
Can earn degree entirely online Yes
Students enroll as online students Yes, they are bound to courses as online students after enrollment
Can earn degree entirely outside U.S. Yes
One-year retention rates
One-year retention rates
Graduation rates N/A

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Student Body

Total enrollment 1,151
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
New entrants who are first-time freshmen 20%
Average student age 36

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Technology & Support

Required Internet speed 128k
Instructor response expected within (hours) 24
24-7 live tech support Yes

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Paying for School

In-state, out-of-district tuition for U.S. students (per credit) $208
Out-of-state tuition for U.S. students (per credit) $208
Tuition for international students (per credit) $208
Financial aid available Both institutional and federal aid are available

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