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Lone Star College Named 6th Best Community College in Texas

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TX – Lone Star Community College (LSC) has been ranked 6th in Texas in Niche’s 2020 Best Community Colleges report. LSC was also named the 2nd Best Community College in the Houston Area. Overall, LSC received a grade of B, based on several factors.

Elements of community colleges that are considered in the rankings include:

  • Professors
  • Value
  • Diversity
  • Safety
  • Student Life
  • Location

Niche’s Best Community Colleges ranking algorithm relies on direct and trustworthy sources, such as the U.S. Department of Education for data. That data is combined with reviews from students (in LSC’s case, 3,892 reviews). Factors built from factual information are inspected for bad data including outliers or inaccurate values. Factors built from Niche user data and student-submitted surveys are based on aggregated data/responses across each school.




The same methodology is used to produce the overall grade for each ranked community college. Using this information, LSC received its B grade.

LSC has several locations throughout the North Houston area, including:

  • LSC-CyFair
  • LSC-Houston North (Aldine area)
  • LSC-Kingwood
  • LSC-Montgomery
  • LSC-North Harris
  • LSC-Tomball
  • LSC-University Park

Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion. LSC consists of seven colleges, eight centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online. To learn more, visit

Source: Niche