Lone Star College System Overview
Located in The Woodlands, Texas, Lone Star College System is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
What Is Lone Star College System Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at North Harris Montgomery.
- In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
Lone Star College System Rankings
North Harris Montgomery holds the #22 spot on the Best Colleges in Texas ranking.
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
North Harris Montgomery has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at North Harris Montgomery.
Where Is Lone Star College System?
Contact details for North Harris Montgomery are given below.
|Address:||5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77381-4399|
How Do I Get Into North Harris Montgomery?
You can apply to North Harris Montgomery online at: www.lonestar.edu/admissions-application.htm
Can I Afford Lone Star College System?
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At North Harris Montgomery, approximately 14% of students took out student loans averaging $3,726 a year. That adds up to $14,904 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at North Harris Montgomery is 12.6%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Lone Star College System Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 20,312 full-time undergraduates at North Harris Montgomery, 45% are male and 55% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Lone Star College System students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||2,439|
|Hispanic or Latino||8,481|
Over 96 countries are represented at North Harris Montgomery. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, Venezuela, and Mexico.
Online Learning at Lone Star College System
The following chart shows how the online learning population at North Harris Montgomery has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 2nd most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of North Harris Montgomery
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Lone Star College System was 8.8%. This is the #1,409 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at North Harris Montgomery regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of North Harris Montgomery majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||15%|
|Communication & Journalism||28%|
|Computer & Information Sciences||26%|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||7%|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||7%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at North Harris Montgomery ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at North Harris Montgomery.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Business Support & Assistant Services||#60|
|Communication & Media Studies||#60|
|Communication & Journalism||#91|
|Computer Information Systems||#97|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||#162|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#219|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||#228|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#260|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#266|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#266|
|Business Administration & Management||#474|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Lone Star College System Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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