Lone Star College System: Review & Facts

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Lone Star College System is a very large two-year, public school with 70,725 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1973 and is the only school located in The Woodlands, Texas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
58
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at Lone Star College System.

Lone Star College System deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 58 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Industrial Technologies, Medical, and Medical Assistant. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
62%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Lone Star College System student retention rate is relatively low at 62% (below Texas average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Lone Star College System is very low: 13%.

Student to faculty ratio at Lone Star College System is decent - 17:1. Read more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$3,600
Low
Average tuition pricing is very low, $3,100 per year. The additional fees at Lone Star College System (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $500; this comes to $3,600 per year.

Read the details about Lone Star College System additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Lone Star College System and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (832) 813-6500 or check Lone Star College System Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Lone Star College System provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Lone Star College System, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Currently there is no on-campus housing at Lone Star College System.

Based on the college crime data, Lone Star College System seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Lone Star College System Location and Maps



Post Address: Lone Star College System, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, Texas 77381-4399, USA
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