Lone Star College Summer Enrollment Increases

By: Bill Van Rysdam
| Published 08/13/2020


HOUSTON, TX - Lone Star College experienced a 10.4% increase in summer enrollment from a year ago. LSC reported 67,731 enrolled students in summer 2020 compared to 61,375 in summer 2019.

“Lone Star College has been working hard to ensure students have access to higher education during this pandemic,” said Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., LSC chancellor. “I am proud of our students who are persevering through these very difficult times and want them to know their safety and success remain our priority.”

A Texas Higher Education Summer 2020 Preliminary Headcount report showed 33% of Texas community colleges experienced growth in summer enrollment year to year. Overall, eight Texas regions had increases in summer enrollments while two regions saw declines.

“Community colleges like Lone Star College are the right choice for many people,” said Kyle Scott, Ph.D., LSC vice chancellor Strategic Priorities. “Students can continue their education close to home or even from home at very affordable tuition rates.”

In order to ensure the safety of LSC students, faculty and staff, everyone will be required to undergo a temperature check and wear a mask when entering a LSC building. Personal Protection Equipment will be provided for those who don’t have them.

Learn more on how LSC is preparing for the fall semester at LoneStar.edu/Fall2020. Class start dates are available throughout the year and many students qualify for financial assistance which covers educational expenses including tuition, fees, books and supplies.

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