- Listing Type: Colleges & Universities
- Top Majors: Business and Entrepreneurship, Communications, Education, Mathematics and Statistics
- Degrees Awarded: 4 Year
- Type: Public
- Testing Requirements: Test Optional, Not Required
- Gender: Coed
- Country: United States
- Delivery: Day, Residential, Online
- Religious Affiliation: None
- CEEB: 6360
- IPED: 226091
Home to more than 14,000 students, Lamar University is one of the fastest growing universities in Texas and is a member of The Texas State University System. LU offers more than 100 programs of study leading to bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees.
The university has been nationally recognized for the quality of its core curriculum and the diversity of its student body. Small class sizes and a low student-to-faculty ratio allow students to build meaningful relationships with expert faculty who truly care about their success.
LU stresses academic achievement by emphasizing hands-on learning at all levels, providing ample opportunities for undergraduate research and supporting an excellent Honors Program. The university is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Several LU colleges and programs hold additional specialized certifications recognizing their quality and expertise.