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Lone Star College System Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$14,489 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$2,736 tuition
$9,257 off campus room & board
$2,000 books and supplies
$496 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$14,849 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,096 tuition
$9,257 off campus room & board
$2,000 books and supplies
$496 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,062 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
61% of students receive aid
50% get federal aid ($4,342 avg)
2% get state aid ($1,963 avg)
9% get institn'l aid ($1,062 avg)
23% get loans ($5,504 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 0.503% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 0.451% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $4,225 54%
Federal Grant Aid $4,342 50%
Pell Grants $4,327 50%
Other Federal Grants $371 2%
Institution Grant Aid $1,062 9%
State Grant Aid $1,963 2%
Student Loans $5,504 23%
Federal Loans $5,504 23%
Other Loans - 0%

Merit Aid Available

No known Merit Aid available.

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: May 10
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Lone Star College System offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
5000 Research Forest Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77381-4399
(832) 813-6500
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $114
Out of State $129


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 2
  • Jessica from Cypress, TX
  • Jun-29-2017 I am a current student here

    It is very cheap education. However, you often leave classes feeling like you did not truly accomplish anything and that you did not really earn as high of a grade as you receive.

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  • 4
  • Hannah from Spring, TX
  • May-03-2017 I am a current student here

    Reasonably priced classes, close to home so you can just live their (yay). only down fall would be the prices of the books and how quickly they jump to the newest 'revised' version.

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  • 5
  • Robert from Houston, TX
  • Jan-11-2017 I am a current student here

    The classes here won't break the bank and the education you receive is valuable, I've learned so much in such a short time.

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