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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$18,040 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,940 tuition
$7,976 on campus room & board
$1,520 books
$2,604 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$30,070 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$17,970 tuition
$7,976 on campus room & board
$1,520 books
$2,604 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$2,954 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
72% of students receive aid
47% get federal aid ($4,896 avg)
46% get state aid ($4,932 avg)
13% get institn'l aid ($2,954 avg)
52% get loans ($6,593 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 13.6% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 16.6% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $7,825 63%
Federal Grant Aid $4,896 47%
Pell Grants $4,581 47%
Other Federal Grants $756 20%
Institution Grant Aid $2,954 13%
State Grant Aid $4,932 46%
Student Loans $6,593 52%
Federal Loans $6,127 51%
Other Loans $6,004 5%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Lamar University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
4400 MLK Blvd
Beaumont, TX 77705
(409) 880-7011
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $198
Out of State $599


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Austin from Beaumont, TX
  • Jan-29-2014 I am a current student here

    If you are looking for an affordable college, but also want the education you desire, Lamar University is the place to go. It is rich in academics without killing your wallet.

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  • 5
  • Jaqueline from Alvin, TX
  • Sep-25-2013 I am a current student here

    Lamar University is fairly reasonable in attendance cost, Lamar also offers their own scholarships that are easy to apply for.

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  • 3
  • Nicholas from Kountze, TX
  • Aug-13-2013 I am a current student here

    Again, it depends on the degree program you choose. The tuition is fairly cheap comparatively, so overall, Lamar is a good school for its price.

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  • 4
  • Anonymous
  • Jun-24-2013 I am a current student here

    Comparable to other state institutions as far as cost.

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