Fast Facts

Economic Impact

1/5 the Cost of UT Austin

• State and local governments allocated approximately $76.8 million in support of Lone Star College in FY 2008–09 and for every $1 appropriated, taxpayers will see a cumulative return of $2.30 in the form of higher tax revenues and avoided social costs.

• Higher earnings of Lone Star College students and associated increases in state income and business productivity expand the tax base in Texas by about $464.4 million each year.

• Because an educated workforce produces an improved lifestyle behavior, along with fewer welfare and unemployment claims, the 2008 – 09 student population of Lone Star College will generate $14.2 million a year in social savings to the Texas public.

View the full economic impact report (pdf)

Funding 

BUDGET 2013 – 2014
$317,790,000

FUNDING SOURCES 2013 – 2014
Property Tax - $109,570,000
State Funds - $72,510,000
Other - $6,380,000
Auxiliary - $14,700,000
Tuition and Fees - $104,970,000

PROPERTY TAX RATES
Maintenance and Operations - $0.0825
Interest and Sinking - $0.0335
Tax Rate Total - $0.1160

BOND RATING

STANDARD & POOR'S AAA

Additional Reports

 

View the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness (ORIE) website

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