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LU's Online Programs

Lamar University's online programs have been recognized among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Lamar ranked in the top 25 percent of schools nationwide for the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs and Best Online Graduate Education Program.

Graduates Making a Difference

Our institutions provide students the knowledge, skills and inspiration needed to excel in their chosen field. That's one reason why our graduates are making a difference in Texas and around the world. Dan Rather, anchor of the CBS Evening News for 24 years, earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from Sam Houston State University.

Research with Relevance

Throughout the Texas State University System, faculty and students are engaged in meaningful, relevant research that expands knowledge for the benefit of Texas and its people. The 58-acre STAR Park is a collaborative effort of Texas State and research partners serving as a catalyst for public/private development of new or improved technologies.

Degrees that Work for Texas

From certificate programs to Ph.D.s, the academic programs offered by our institutions are aligned with the practical needs of our state and its dynamic, growing economy. The Texas State University System's member institutions award 16,000 degrees per year, producing job-ready graduates who help fuel the Texas economy.
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Charting Our Performance

Our Productivity Dashboard provides real-time data on our institutions' performance in key areas, such as student success and operational efficiency. Explore our Dashboard and see how the Texas State University System is doing more with less, with great results.

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Twitter Updates 

@SamHoustonState performing arts center named one of the 25 'most amazing' in U.S. http://t.co/WqAiLzTwUX #highered
Thu Jan 22 10:09:42 CST 2015
Chancellors urge continued support for public higher education, tout return on state's investment http://t.co/FBeLtkYuiM #highered
Wed Jan 14 08:33:23 CST 2015