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About LSC


View Fall 2019 enrollment report (PDF)

Economic Impact

  • Lone Star College adds nearly $3 billion to the Houston economy with higher student incomes and increased business productivity.
  • LSC expands the Texas tax base by about $627.8 million each year by increasing state income and business productivity.
  • LSC students generate $87.1 million a year in social savings to the Texas public because an educated workforce has improved lifestyle behaviors, with fewer welfare and unemployment claims.
  • LSC associate degree graduates earn an average of $15,400 more per year than a person with a high school diploma.

View the full Economic Impact Report (pdf)

Additional Reports

View the Analytics & Institutional Reporting website

View the Institutional Effectiveness website




View student information for fall 2019 (pdf)



Funding Sources


Budget 2019  2020


Funding Sources 2019  2020

Property Tax - $163,837,188
State Funds - $78,683,229
Misc. Activities - $19,315,366
Tuition and Fees - $107,574,882
Student Fee in
Lieu of Taxes* - $22,709,688

*Student Fee in Lieu of Taxes - Out-of-District/State/International Fees

Property Tax Rates

Maintenance and Operations - $0.0800
Interest and Sinking - $0.0278
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. 

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