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Lone Star College System Demographics & Diversity

The Woodlands, Texas

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Lone Star College System are predominantly Hispanic with a significant White population. The school has very high racial diversity. 69% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Lone Star College System has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is eligible for federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve Hispanic Americans.

Racial demographics of Lone Star College System students
Race Percent of Students
White 31%
Black 16%
Hispanic 36%
Asian 6%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 5%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 59% more female students than male students enrolled at Lone Star College System with a gender ratio of 61% women to 39% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Lone Star College System has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Lone Star College System students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 39%
Women 61%
Enrollment by gender for Lone Star College System students
Gender Number of Students
Men 27,049
Women 43,060

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Lone Star College System serves a very low number of students outside of Texas, with 100 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Lone Star College System students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 100%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$68,473 per year

43% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
70,109
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 28.9%
Part time Undergrads 69.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=227182 IPEDS survey data for Lone Star College System.