Lamar University is home to the fastest-growing college of education in Texas. The university was named by U.S. News and World Report as the most diverse university and the best place to work. Lamar University continues to produce more certificates than any other Texas universities and possesses an outstanding pass rate for state certification exams.
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About

For over 90 years, Lamar University has focused on providing students with opportunities to grow their careers through high-quality education. Lamar University was named after Mirabeau B. Lamar, the founder of public education in Texas, and remains deeply committed to providing undergraduate and graduate students with an outstanding education. Lamar continues to demonstrate this commitment by building strong programs in education, business, engineering, sciences and the arts. As our enrollment continues to grow, we remain focused on offering a personalized environment that fosters individual success.

Lamar University is home to the fastest-growing college of education in Texas. The university was named by U.S. News and World Report as the most diverse university and the best place to work. Lamar University continues to produce more certificates than any other Texas universities and possesses an outstanding pass rate for state certification exams.

Master's Programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (3)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (2)
Social Sciences (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Law (1)

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Services

Student Services

Lamar University blends a high quality learning experience with high touch student support. Through instructional associates, technical support, financial services, and much more, we focus on you, so you can focus on earning your degree.

Academic Support

Your academic success is our highest goal. From the start of your program, Lamar University resources are available to help you reach your goal of graduation. Each student is assigned an instructional associate who is a highly qualified, experienced leader in their field, and has earned a master's or doctorate degree. This academic role assists the professor and supports the student by providing feedback and answers to course-related questions.

Check Admissions Status, Missing Documents and Financial Aid Information

Students can log into the self-service portal located here to check on your admissions status, see what documents are missing, updates to your financial aid and much more.

Taking the Graduate Record Exam - General Test

Prepare for this test ahead of time by taking the GRE practice test and reviewing all GRE FAQs. If you fail to meet the requirements after the second test, you may appeal.

GRE Scores required prior to enrollment in third course.

All Master's Degree Programs: meet or exceed a formula total by calculating your cumulative GPA (undergraduate or post baccalaureate), OR the GPA from your last 60 hours of completed coursework, whichever is higher, x 200 + GRE Verbal and Quantitative scores = 1350.

Course Drop/Withdrawal and Refund Policy

A student may recover all tuition and fees for the current course(s) when proper documentation is received at Lamar University by the drop/withdraw with refund date.

  • 5 week courses:Submit a Status Change Form by 3 p.m. on the 3rd course date (excluding weekends and holidays) for 100% refund of tuition and fees. For graduate programs, submit the form to recordsluacademicpartnerships@lamar.edu; for undergraduate programs, submit the form to luap-ugrecords@lamar.edu. From the 4th course date forward, there is no refund.
  • 8 week courses: Submit a Status Change Form by 3 p.m. on the 4th course date (excluding weekends and holidays) for 100% refund of tuition and fees. For graduate programs, submit the form to recordsluacademicpartnerships@lamar.edu; for undergraduate programs, submit the form to luap-ugrecords@lamar.edu. From the 5th course date forward, there is no refund.
  • 15 week courses: Submit a Status Change Form by 3 p.m. on the 8th course date (excluding weekends and holidays) for 100% refund of tuition and fees. For graduate programs, submit the form to recordsluacademicpartnerships@lamar.edu; for undergraduate programs, submit the form to luap-ugrecords@lamar.edu. From the 9th course date forward, there is no refund.
Non-Pay Drop Policy

Payment for each course is due 7 days prior to the start date. Courses will be dropped 2 days prior to the start date if not paid in full. For those receiving financial aid, payment is required in full before courseware is made available; if aid is delayed, personal payment must be made pending receipt of funds.

If you are dropped for non-payment and would like to be reinstated, please contact Records by 3 p.m. on the first course date to be reinstated. Payment must be made by 5 p.m. on the same day.

Accreditation

Lamar University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associates, bachelor's, masters, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lamar University.

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Beaumont, Texas, United States

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