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Lone Star College System Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$11,436 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$2,640 tuition
$7,598 off campus room & board
$750 books and supplies
$448 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$11,796 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,000 tuition
$7,598 off campus room & board
$750 books and supplies
$448 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
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 2.41% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 2.14% 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

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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 $110
Out of State $125


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • allyzah allene from houston, tx
  • Jun-27-2016 I am a current student here

    courses are typically $72/credit hour and most textbooks are offered at cheaper rates than outside, although you are not required to buy from campus.

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  • 4
  • erin - tomball, tx
  • Jun-06-2016 I am a current student here

    the price is unbeatable and the professors excellent. most of them are always readily available to help and make sure you understand the material. the student life is immersive, maybe more limited than other universities but for a community college it's incomparable.

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  • 5
  • ezequiel from houston, tx
  • Apr-08-2016 I am a current student here

    the three-story library has a 3d printer students can use at no cost! also there is a gym! a trail! and tables outside one can quietly relax.

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  • 4
  • Rebecca from Spring, TX
  • Feb-02-2016 I am a current student here

    Tuition is definitely lower than most colleges, but textbooks would add at least another 400$ and it all depends on how many classes and what classes you are taking for you to know your exact tuition. As long as you talk to an advisor and use rate my professor, it should be worth it.

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