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Lone Star College System Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$15,039 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$2,736 tuition
$9,257 off campus room & board
$2,550 books and supplies
$496 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$15,399 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,096 tuition
$9,257 off campus room & board
$2,550 books and supplies
$496 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$809 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
54% of students receive aid
40% get federal aid ($4,529 avg)
13% get state aid ($1,444 avg)
10% get institn'l aid ($809 avg)
15% get loans ($3,899 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 $4,950 42%
Federal Grant Aid $4,529 40%
Pell Grants $4,495 40%
Other Federal Grants $806 3%
Institution Grant Aid $809 10%
State Grant Aid $1,444 13%
Student Loans $3,899 15%
Federal Loans $3,955 15%
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
  • 5
  • CIARA - Houston, TX
  • I am a current student here

    The classes are affordable compared to universities. Highly recommend taking your basic classes here.

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  • 5
  • Sally - Magnolia, TX
  • I am a current student here

    Cheap cost-wise and definitely worth it. You'll get a great experience and you will learn a lot and pay a little

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  • 5
  • Nikki - Conroe, TX
  • I am a current student here

    Lone Star College is not only a close to home option, but really gives you the bang for your buck. The college offers most things that a bigger, four year university would; Such as free tutoring, class reserve textbooks, library services, peer tutoring, professor office hours, campus safety, food pantry, cafes, free computer use and WiFi, and free food and events almost every week. The college offers endless resources, and someone is always there and willing to help you succeed.

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