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Lone Star College System is a public institution situated in The Woodlands, Texas. The city atmosphere of The Woodlands makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

743 Undergraduate Degrees

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Lone Star College System Rankings

North Harris Montgomery holds the #11 spot on the Best Colleges in Texas ranking.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

North Harris Montgomery has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#65 Best Nursing Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at North Harris Montgomery.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#16 Most Popular Nursing Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#55 Best Value Nursing Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#112 Best Nursing Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards North Harris Montgomery has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#15 Best Value Colleges for Registered Nursing College Factual
#17 Best Value Colleges for Nursing College Factual
#131 Best Healthcare Associate Degree Schools Healthcare Degree Search
#178 Best Registered Nursing Schools College Factual
#203 Best Nursing Schools College Factual
#228 Best Colleges for the Money College Factual

Where Is 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

How Do I Get Into North Harris Montgomery?

You can apply to North Harris Montgomery online at:

Since Lone Star College System has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Lone Star College System?

13% Take Out Loans
12.3% Loan Default Rate

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 13% of students took out student loans averaging $3,835 a year. That adds up to $15,340 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at North Harris Montgomery is 12.3%. 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

19,922 Full-Time Undergraduates
58% Women
66% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 70,109 undergraduate students at North Harris Montgomery, with 19,922 being full-time and 50,187 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 19,922 full-time undergraduates at North Harris Montgomery, 42% are male and 58% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1,563
Black or African American 2,475
Hispanic or Latino 8,262
White 5,529
International Students 953
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,140

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

32,804 Took All Classes Online
50,269 Took At Least One Class Online
54.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 50,269 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.


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 54.9%. This is the #381 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at North Harris Montgomery regardless of major.

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 Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Registered Nursing 317 380 0 697
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 0 46 46
TOTAL 317 380 46 743


*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.

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