Program Overview

Offering over 100 programs of study, the Bachelor of General Studies program at Lamar University provides a broad multi-disciplinary program and consists of 120 credit hours. Lamar University offers both traditional and accelerated online programs. 

LU’s Online Traditional Program lasts 15 weeks and the Accelerated Program offers courses every five, eight, or 15 weeks. With over 14,000 students, Lamar University is partners with Academic Partnerships providing marketing, enrollment and other management services. 

Online students are encouraged to take advantage of the accelerated classes due to the variety of start dates and degree programs. 

For in-state residents, the Bachelor of General Studies Accelerated Degree Program cost $150 per credit hour and $201 for out-of-state students. 

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Bachelor

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    School Overview

    Since its founding in 1923, the well-noted public research institute, Lamar University has continued growing. It serves as a "Military Friendly School," especially through the development of its distance learning programs. Moreover, the accelerated five and eight week terms the online branch of the school has designed eases the learning of adult students juggling coursework and careers. Lamar University is awards Associate's, Baccalaureate, Master's, and Doctorate degrees.

    LU Online undergraduate programs offer several different degree options. The University also offers graduate degree and certification programs for those desiring to advance their studies.


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