In-state tuition and fees rose 2.1 percent for 2017-18 at Lamar University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.
Texas residents paid $8,314 to attend the four-year public institution this year $168 more than the $8,146 charged for 2016-17.
Non-residents paid 119.8 percent more than residents this year, or $18,274. Their price tag grew 1.9 percent from $17,938 in 2016-17.
About 98 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Texas residents. About 1 percent are residents of other states and 1 percent are citizens of other countries.
Data shows 80 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 1,051 students received grants or scholarships totaling $7.82 million and 790 students took out student loans totaling more than $5.85 million.
Including all undergraduates, 5,251 students used grants or scholarships totaling $32.01 million. Another 4,596 took out $35.91 million in federal student loans.