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About LSC

Demographics

Student age graph 2023

Student ethnicity graph fall 2023

Student gender graph Fall 2023

Economic Impact

  • Lone Star College adds nearly $3 billion annually to the Houston economy with higher student incomes and increased business productivity.
  • LSC expands the Texas tax base by about $2.1 billion in future tax revenue and government savings stemming from the students' higher lifetime earnings and increased output of businesses.
  • LSC students generate $312.5 million in social savings to the Texas public related to reduced crime, lower welfare and unemployment, and increased health and well being across the state.
  • A LSC transfer student will save $16,058 in tuition and fees by attending LSC for the first two years of their postsecondary education.

View the full Economic Impact Report (pdf)

Additional Reports

View the Analytics & Institutional Reporting website

View the Institutional Effectiveness website

Budget 2023 2024

$465,227,561

Funding Sources 2023 2024

Property Tax - $202,813,194
State Funds - $89,328,353
Misc. Activities - $9,199,618
Tuition and Fees - $139,310,999

Property Tax Rates

Maintenance and Operations - $0.0737
Interest and Sinking - $0.0341
Tax Rate Total - $0.1078

Bond Rating

Standard & Poor's Global Ratings' assigned its 'AAA' long-term rating to Lone Star College on May 5, 2020. At the same time, they affirmed their 'AAA' rating on the LSC existing (GO) debt. 
Click here to view the report.

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