Higher Education

Lamar University & Lamar State Colleges

PayScale names LU a Best Value College for Engineering

Lamar University has been ranked as a best value school for students pursuing engineering as a major by PayScale’s 2017 College ROI report.


The annual College ROI report measures the return on tuition investment 20 years after graduation, and this year it ranked LU No. 2 out of more than 500 US colleges. PayScale.com is a website that compiles salary profiles to created the world’s largest pay database.


In the past, PayScale ranked Lamar University 11th nationwide for return on investment for engineering majors and 3rd among all public institutions.

Dallas Cowboys chief brand officer/executive VP speaks at Lamar

Charlotte Jones Anderson, daughter of Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and the team’s executive vice president and chief brand officer, spoke at Lamar University on Tuesday, April 4. The free event was hosted by the College of Business and open to the public.
Anderson directs the Cowboys’ brand marketing, fan engagement, stadium design, entertainment, licensed apparel, cause marketing and community relations.