The Lone Star College System (or LSCS) is a 2 year publicly supported community college system. This institution involves a variety of people, businesses and the society in providing world class learning opportunities for the much needed development of skills, knowledge and the right mind-set for a world that is rapidly changing. Lone Star College System, through its centers and colleges, develops education communities for:
- Developmental learning and literacy programs that are particularly designed in order to enhance the basic skills of students.
- Technical programs that lead to earning an associate degree and certificate, designed to enhance marketable skills and to encourage economic development.
- Continuing adult academic programs for professional, learning, cultural and occupational development.
- Workforce, community & economic development initiatives designed in order to meet both local and state-wide requirements.
- Educational courses in the arts & sciences so as to transfer to senior colleges.
- Student support services program, which includes learning and counselling resources, specially designed to help students in attaining their academic and career objectives.
Lone Star College System is a US community college system that serves the northern parts of Texas’ Greater Houston area. LSCS is the largest institution of higher learning in the Houston district because for fall 2010, LSCS had over 69,000 students in credit classes and enrolled over 85,000 students! LSCS is also Texas’ fastest growing community college system.
Lone Star College System’s headquarters are located in Unincorporated Montgomery County, Texas and in The Woodlands. In 2010, it was Greater Houston’s largest institution of higher learning in terms of enrollment of students. LSCS is also Service-members Opportunity Colleges Consortium’s member.