Lamar University


Online Education at Lamar University

Texas Roots. Infinite Possibilities.

At Lamar University, education is possible even for students who are unable to travel to our campus in Beaumont, Texas. Working students, students with family responsibilities, and students who are geographically restricted have the opportunity to participate in higher education through increased access to Lamar University, its online courses and programs.

The convenience of online web-based learning means you can pursue your college degree without leaving the community you know well, nor leave behind a job you value. Online learning that complements the investment you've already made in course work means you're that much closer to holding the credentials you need to move ahead.

With outstanding experience in delivering education via the Internet, Lamar University is ready to open new doors of opportunity to adult learners like you, creating connections to outstanding professors and the curriculum you need to grow.

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Support for Online Students

At Lamar University, you can expect excellent student support services to help you succeed in your online courses.

  • Academic coaches assigned to each student
  • Technical support available
  • Comprehensive electronic library
  • Financial aid assistance

As a member of the Texas State University System, Lamar University has been educating students since 1923. Lamar University is a comprehensive public institution educating a diverse student body, preparing students for leadership and lifelong learning in a multicultural world. Lamar enhances the future of southeast Texas; the state; the nation; and the world through teaching; research and creative activity; and service.

Lamar University accepts credit from the College Level Examination Program (CLEP), DANTES, as well as advanced placement (AP) credits.

Military Students

Lamar University is pleased to be designated as a member of the Servicemembers Opportunity College (SOC) consortium. As a member of SOC, Lamar University is committed to assisting members of the armed forces take advantage of our instructional programs and services through consistent, expedited procedures. These include transfer of related credit from other SOC member institutions, awarding credit for appropriate military training and experience and providing flexible residency requirements and registration prioritization.

Lamar University is mindful of the needs of our military students. Our online courses are designed with flexibility and ease of transition for our service members.

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