Lamar University

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#19 Overall Score: 87 Best Online Nursing Programs

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Graduate Nursing Program Overview

Lamar University is a public institution where all of the graduate-level, online nursing classes are recorded and archived, so that students can access lecture material at their own convenience. One hundred percent of students are already employed when they first enroll. The admissions deadline for these programs is rolling.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 2005-2006
Total enrollment 66
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) $250 (in-state)
$292 (out-of-state)
Application deadline rolling
Admissions URL
Admissions e-mail

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U.S. News Rankings

Faculty Credentials and Training rank 5
Faculty Credentials and Training score 93
Student Services and Technology rank 58
Student Services and Technology score 53
Student Engagement rank 2
Student Engagement score 95
Admissions Selectivity rank 56
Admissions Selectivity score 61


Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application deadline (international students) rolling
Admissions website
Director of admissions Melissa Gallien
Admissions phone (409) 889-8890
Admissions email

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School awards Doctorate of Nursing Practice No
Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 11 full-time; 0 part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 11
Average experience teaching online courses 10 years
Can earn degree entirely online Yes
Classes include campus-based students N/A
One-year retention rates
One-year retention rates
Graduation rates
Graduation rates
Within 3 years (2012-2013) 99%
Within 3 years (2011-2012) N/A

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Student Body

Enrollment 66
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution

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Technology & Support

Instructor response expected within (hours) 48
24/7 live tech support Yes
Alumni/alumnae relations 0

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Paying for School

Part-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $250
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $292
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $250
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $292

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