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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?

20,532 Full-Time Undergraduates
$6,698 Avg Cost After Aid
  • The highest degree offered at North Harris Montgomery is the associate's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

Lone Star College System Rankings

North Harris Montgomery was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that North Harris Montgomery has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for North Harris Montgomery

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Veterans 931
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 1,217
Best Colleges for Diversity 1,543

Where Is Lone Star College System?

Location of Lone Star College System

Contact details for North Harris Montgomery are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77381-4399
Phone: 832-813-6500
Website: www.lonestar.edu

How Do I Get Into North Harris Montgomery?

You can apply to North Harris Montgomery online at: www.lonestar.edu/admissions-application.htm

As long as you submit the requested materials to Lone Star College System when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Lone Star College System?

14% Take Out Loans
12.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of North Harris Montgomery is $6,698. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for North Harris Montgomery

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$5,774 $6,211 $8,475 $10,805 $11,277

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

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

20,532 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
61% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 72,336 undergraduate students at North Harris Montgomery, with 20,532 being full-time and 51,804 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  North Harris Montgomery

Gender Diversity

Of the 20,532 full-time undergraduates at North Harris Montgomery, 46% are male and 54% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  North Harris Montgomery

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Lone Star College System students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of North Harris Montgomery Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1,409
Black or African American 2,725
Hispanic or Latino 7,593
White 6,263
International Students 1,291
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,251

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

11,524 Took All Classes Online
28,841 Took At Least One Class Online
8.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 28,841 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at North Harris Montgomery has changed over the last few years.

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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
Computer Programming #33
Business Support & Assistant Services #60
Communication & Media Studies #60
Communication & Journalism #91
Computer Information Systems #97
General Business/Commerce #103
Accounting #144
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
Education #394
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 Majors

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 46 0 0 0
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 109 0 0 0
Allied Health Professions 132 0 0 0
American Sign Language 19 0 0 0
Biology & Biotech Lab Technician 14 0 0 0
Business Administration & Management 112 0 0 0
Business Support & Assistant Services 21 0 0 0
Communication & Media Studies 3 0 0 0
Computer Information Systems 71 0 0 0
Computer Science 28 0 0 0
Cosmetology 9 0 0 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 107 0 0 0
Dental Support Services 14 0 0 0
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 8 0 0 0
Electronics Engineering Technology 6 0 0 0
Engineering-Related Technologies 7 0 0 0
Fire Protection 34 0 0 0
General Biology 8 0 0 0
General Business/Commerce 82 0 0 0
General Engineering 21 0 0 0
Geography & Cartography 8 0 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 14 0 0 0
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 18 0 0 0
Industrial Production Technology 71 0 0 0
Instructional Media Design 74 0 0 0
Legal Support Services 25 0 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 6,111 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering 37 0 0 0
Mental & Social Health Services 40 0 0 0
Mining & Petroleum Technology 6 0 0 0
Music 25 0 0 0
Nursing 386 0 0 0
Physical Science Technicians 17 0 0 0
Precision Metal Working 49 0 0 0
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 8 0 0 0
Teacher Education Grade Specific 172 0 0 0
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 29 0 0 0
Total 15,882 0 0 0

References

*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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