Lone Star College System rated number one community college in Texas

Published on: October 02, 2013

Lone Star College System has been rated as the number one community college in Texas according to RateMyProfessors.com.

Each year, RateMyProfessors.com collects data from students and compiles lists of the top schools in the country. Schools are rated in categories such as quality, reputation, location and student happiness. LSCS was ranked as the best in Texas among all two-year colleges for 2012-13.

“We’re pleased to have great feedback like this from our students,” said Dr. Keri Rogers, LSCS vice chancellor, academic affairs. “RateMyProfessors.com is a good resource for students to see how others rank their professors and to input their own comments. LSCS also has some highly-ranked faculty members, which doesn’t surprise me at all.”

Comments posted by LSCS students on RateMyProfessors.com include:

“At Lone Star, the professors give you 1-on-1 instructions and attention, which has helped me have a better understanding of the material. It is easier for me to grasp concepts at my university now because of the learning skills and foundation I acquired at Lone Star. Thank You!!”

“Good, well-maintained facilities and a fair number of quality professors make this a solid choice for someone looking for a two year school North/Northwest of Houston proper.”

“This is the best school I've ever attended the teachers are super awesome and they work with you, there is always something going on that's fun and people in the clubs are super easy to get along with because they work around your schedule for work or other classes. I wouldn't choose any other school.”

Overall, LSCS was ranked 4.0 (out of a possible 5.0) for overall quality. LSCS also ranked 4.0 for reputation, 4.4 for location and 4.6 for happiness. Additional categories and LSCS average rating include: library, 4.4; Internet speed, 4.1; opportunity, 3.8; and clubs, 3.7.

Founded in 1999, RateMyProfessors.com is a review site that is now the largest online destination for professor and school ratings. The site has 8,000+ schools and more than 1,000,000 professor ratings. Students can rate their school by Academic Reputation, Location, Campus, School Library, Food, Clubs & Activities, Social Events and Happiness.

Lone Star College System has been opening doors to a better community for 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSCS remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Today, with 78,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and the fastest-growing community college system in the nation. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, five centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu. ####