Lone Star College System

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Lone Star College System Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (832) 813-6500
Website: www.lonestar.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: www.lonestar.edu/admissions-application.htm
Address: 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77381-4399
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 73,499
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 21 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 44,658 (61% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $3,880
Out-of-state Tuition: $5,200
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 57%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,468

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Lone Star College System Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Lone Star College System.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 75
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 22
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 32
Construction Trades 21
Education 23
Engineering 2
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 65
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 11
Health Professions and Related Programs 1814
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 13
Legal Professions and Studies 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 63
Personal and Culinary Services 32
Precision Production 21
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Science Technologies/Technicians 22
Social Sciences 21
Visual and Performing Arts 12
Grand total 6152

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Lone Star College System and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $3,880
Out-of-state $5,200
Books and supplies $2,550

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 3,696 57%
Grant or scholarship aid 3,414 53% $5,468
Student loan aid 876 14% $3,726

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 21,937 30% $3,688
Federal student loans 7,973 11% $3,906

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Lone Star College System. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Lone Star College System students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Lone Star College System Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 73,499
Undergraduate enrollment 73,499
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Lone Star College System Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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