General Information About Lone Star College System
Lone Star College System as a publicly-supported, two-year, comprehensive community college system involves diverse individuals, businesses and the community in quality education opportunities for the successful development of knowledge, skills and attitudes for a rapidly changing world. Through its colleges and centers, Lone Star College System develops learning communities for: Technical programs, leading to associate degrees or certificates, designed to develop marketable skills and support economic development. Academic courses in the arts and sciences to transfer to senior institutions. Continuing adult education programs for academic, professional, occupational and cultural enhancement. Developmental education and literacy programs designed to improve the basic skills of students. A program of student support services, including counseling and learning resources, designed to assist individuals in achieving their educational and career goals. Workforce, economic and community development initiatives designed to meet local and statewide needs. Other purposes as may be directed by the Board of Trustees and/or the laws of the State of Texas.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 2-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- Teacher certification
- Distance learning opportunities
- Study abroad
- Weekend/evening college
- Remedial services
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- On-campus day care for students' children
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Less than 1 year certificate
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
- Suburb: Small
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants Full Time Retention Rate 69%
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 69,340 Native American 277 Asian 4,795 African American 8,841 Hispanic 16,502 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 18,923 Enrolled FullTime Graduates