Enrollment Process

We are very happy you have chosen Lone Star College as the gateway to your U.S. education. We are confident that your experience here will be a positive one.

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 four processes: Admissions, Visa Approval, Orientation, and Course Registration.


Apply to Lone Star College

Applying for F-1 Student Admissions to Lone Star College requires completing the online ApplyTexas Application and the Admissions Checklist based on your application type.

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Visa Approval

Student Visa

There are approximately 3,000 international students from over 100 countries on various visa types attending Lone Star College. An F-1 visa is usually required to come to study in the United States.

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Attend Orientation

F-1 Students, International Student Orientation are held before the start of the spring and fall semesters at each campus. Non-F-1 Students simply sign-up for New Student Orientation.

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Course Registration

Course Registration

Lone Star College offers lots of degrees to choose from. Find the one that is best for you and get started.

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