EDUCATION Lone Star College sees enrollment increase 3% with online campus
RISING ENROLLMENT OVERALL Lone Star College System recorded a 3% bump in spring enrollment in 2023, although some campuses enrolled fewer students year over year.
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BY CASSANDRA JENKINS
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The Lone Star College System expe- rienced a 3% increase in enrollment this spring compared to spring 2022, the college system announced Feb. 2. According to a news release, enroll- ment climbed from 78,463 students to 80,595 students year over year. However, according to a report by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, enrollment in most Texas community colleges fell 1.7% from 2020 to 2021. Nationally, enroll- ment dropped 7.8%. LSCS Chancellor Stephen Head said despite the decrease nationally, he is pleased to see LSCS’s enroll- ment increasing. “Whether a person is interested in academic transfer programs or workforce training, Lone Star College is ready to help them be successful,” he said in the release. “We are also seeing more students choosing
semester saw 42% of LSCS students participating in traditional face-to-face classes compared to 34% in the spring 2022 semester. “Lone Star College faculty, staff and administrators remain committed to providing high-quality education, whether a student chooses in-person, online or a combination of the two,” Head said. The LSC-CyFair campus saw one of the largest increases in spring enrollment, data shows. According to an analytics and institutional report on the LSCS website, spring enrollment jumped from 20,220 to 20,643 year over year for the campus. LSC-CyFair is the largest campus in the community college system, according to system data. About 27% of students enrolled at this campus were receiving financial aid as of the
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fall semester. Comparatively, LSC-Kingwood saw 33 more students enroll this spring year over year. Enrollment decreased year over year at the other five campuses—Montgomery, North Harris, University Park, Tomball and Houston North. However, the launch of LSCS’s eighth campus, LSC-Online, boosted spring enrollment with 4,291 students, the report shows. LSC-Online offers
dozens of fully online programs, including academic transfer degrees as well as credentials in accounting, administrative services, computer programming, mobile and web appli- cation development, logistics manage- ment, health information technology and teaching certifications. A virtual informational meeting about the online campus is scheduled for March 10 at 6 p.m. To learn more, visit www.lonestar.edu.
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