The moment you first step on to a Lone Star College campus you know you are at special place. LSC has changed the perception of what it means to attend a community college by offering campuses with beautiful grounds and buildings, state of the art Workforce Centers of Excellence and professors who are committed to your success.
Beginning with 613 students in 1973, LSC now welcomes more than 80,000 students each semester to its eight campuses, eight Workforce Centers of Excellence and five satellite centers. The LSC University Center helps students who are interested in obtaining a bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree all close to home.
LSC has a program that is right for you whether you are interested in earning credits to transfer to a four-year university or receiving a workforce certification. Get an education your way with in-person, online or hybrid classes, all designed to provide flexible and convenient options.
Interested to learning more? Keep scrolling and learn why attending Lone Star College is a great idea!
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Affordable & Close To Home
You don't have to break the bank to attend. LSC enjoy low tuition and be close to home.
Student Life is Alive and Well
There's no FOMO at LSC! Discover tons of clubs and organizations to stay connected.
Not Your Typical College
The Honors College at LSC offers a range of opportunities for honors students to meet the needs of high-achieving students.
LSC Has Your Back
LSC is committed to your success by providing student support services as well as loaner laptops/iPads.
A Rich History
Learn how Lone Star College has been helping students Start Close and Go Far for more than 50 years.
Programs of Study
LSC offers 200+ degree and certification programs.
Students can pursue a general Associate of Arts (AA) degree or choose an area of specialization that prepares you to transfer to a Texas public university or college as a junior with the intention of declaring a major in the liberal or fine arts (English, History, others).
Students can also pursue a general Associate of Science (AS) degree or choose an area of specialization to prepare you to transfer to a Texas public university or college as a junior with the intention of majoring in the sciences (Math, Engineering, Biology Social/Behavioral Science, and others).
Continuing Education consists of fast track certificates or courses to quickly train students for a high-demand job. Programs focus on the key technical and behavioral skills needed in the targeted occupation. Each certificate program includes either industry-recognized certification, State or National occupational accreditation.
High School and Homeschool students can start earning college credit and workforce certifications thanks to LSC Dual Credit programs.
LSC now offers four bachelor's degrees: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN); Bachelor of Applied Technology in Cybersecurity (BAT); Bachelor of Applied Science in Emergency Management (BAS-EM) and Bachelor of Applied Science in Energy, Manufacturing and Trades Management (BAS-EMTM).
New students can take the first step and complete an online application with Apply Texas (select LSC).
After submitting your admission application, complete other admission requirements as needed.
Enrolling is easier than you think! Just follow the steps in the Application FlowChart to get started on a your journey.
Lone Star College has been redefining the community college experience to support student success for 50 years. Beginning with 613 students taking classes at Aldine High School to welcoming more than 80,000 students in over 20 locations each semester, the LSC story is one of tremendous foresight, academic growth and a determination to provide a high-quality education that is both affordable and close to home.
Today, LSC remains focused on the five pillars of its foundation: Academic and Workforce Program Quality, Student Success, Financial Responsibility and Accountability, Culture and Partnerships. These mainstays have helped LSC become one of the largest community colleges in the nation and be known worldwide as a leader in higher education.