All LSC facilities remain closed through April 30. Classes being moved to online resume April 13. Click here to see which classes will be moved to online and which remain face to face. Fall 2020 registration begins April 15.
Lone Star College continues to monitor the ever-changing situation with COVID-19. During these challenging times we understand there is much uncertainty. Lone Star College is working to provide a comprehensive plan to ensure safety and student success for all. We are committed to supporting you during this global health crisis. As you well know, the guidance on COVID-19 and how to best diminish its impact is dynamic and fast-moving. Since we are in an environment of fast paced and evolving information, please make sure to regularly check the LSC Resources page and refer back to our FAQs below.
Click here to see which classes will be moved online and which remain face to face. Fall 2020 registration begins April 15.
If you have questions or concerns, please contact your campus International Student Advisor.
Greetings and Welcome to Lone Star College!
Lone Star College is the smart choice for international students looking to study in the U.S. This fall, more than 3,000 international students from 100 different countries attend Lone Star College. International students benefit from small class sizes, flexible schedules, and world class training centers. LSC international students also thrive through opportunities for meaningful relationships with students and dedicated faculty which can last a lifetime.
26 companies ranked on the 2015 Forbes Global 2000 list have their world headquarters in the Houston region. Foreign governments also understand the important role Houston plays in the world, establishing 91 consular offices, ranking Houston third behind New York and Los Angeles.
In addition to a strong economy and low-cost of living, Houston offers many first rate amenities such as world-class museums, five star restaurants and star studded entertainment that attract people from all over the world.
We are authorized by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to admit eligible students on an F-1 visa to degree-seeking programs. If you wish to attend Lone Star on an F-1 visa, your first step is to apply for admission. Our college consists of seven main campuses in the Houston metro area.
Enrollment at any of our campuses involves five processes: admission, visa approval by the U.S. government, advisement, orientation and course registration.
Change of Status Applicants:
Change-of-Status applications are processed only for one semester at a time based on specific eligibility criteria.The campus ISA/DSO must receive your application on or before:
July 1 (For program start date in August)
November 1 (For program start date in January)
Any applications received after the deadline will be deferred to the next semester.