All LSC facilities remain closed through April 30. Classes moving online resume April 13. Click here for course conversion information. Fall registration begins April 15. Additional student resources can be found at LoneStar.edu/Coronavirus.
**Important Update** Students must first complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form (FAFSA) before being eligible to apply for financial aid and other scholarships. Apply now at LoneStar.edu/CARESAct.
With 20+ fully-online programs to choose from, you may never have to set foot on a physical campus again. Lone Star College-Online offers fully online degrees, hybrid programs, and individual online classes - flexible options to help you achieve your goals.
Take the first step toward your future by applying for free today. Many students graduate with their online degree in 2 years or less.
Interested in a Bachelor's degree? Or simply saving money? Many students save thousands per semester compared to other Texas colleges like UT, A&M, and U of H, by taking their first two years at LSC, or supplementing their university degree with our core classes. Financial aid and scholarships available, too.
Trying to get the most bang for your buck is a smart decision. Online learning can be more affordable than on-site courses, saving time and money by avoiding a commute, or by accessing free learning materials online.
Set your own pace
Many students wish their professor had a rewind button. Some, a fast-forward button. In online classes, you donít have to wait for the rest of the class to catch up before progressing, and depending on your pace, studies have shown that online classes can require half the time as on-site learning.
Develop your own learning style
Studying online can have the advantage of feeling like one-on-one learning without the distraction of other students. You may like working in isolation but donít forget to participate in class discussions and community groups through social media. Interacting with your professor and other students will give you valuable insight to the topic you are studying.
Learn advanced technology
Online courses make use of programs designed to deliver content digitally, and can be accessed through tablets and smartphones. Employers also prefer employees that have a deeper knowledge of technology; not to mention, most employers use online training themselves, so being familiar with it is a plus.
Customize your personal space
Some students often find it easier to have classroom interaction online--in the comfort of your own home or wherever life takes you. The number one thing to consider about your personal workspace is distractions. Consider putting your phone on another side of the room, closing irrelevant tabs in your web browser, and completely avoiding social media during your designated study and class times. Having a designated workspace will help you stay on task. Decorate your space with inspirational quotes, photos, and bright, fun items to keep your area positive and motivational.
The best courses tie class material into real life scenarios to make learning easier and more practical. Choose Lone Star College for online degrees and certificates that offer the flexibility to fit your life. Start your application today so you can live your life, and learn online. Apply Now