$4,956

Avg. Federal Grant

$3,726

Avg. Federal Loan

$80,913,386

Total Aid Awarded

Lone Star College System (LSC) Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.

30%

Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.

$80.913M

Financial Aid Official Website

www.lonestar.edu/financial-aid.htm

It is interesting to note that, every year, around 56% of students at LSCS receive some kind of financial aid, while the total amount of assistance/loans provided is $27,193,994. The total percentage of candidates applying to Lone Star College System who receive the Federal Grant is 40%. Meanwhile, 54% of the applicants receive the Student Grant and 8% are awarded the Institution Grant, while 40% of the students get the Pell Grant. Furthermore, the average aid for the Federal Grant receivers is $5,128, and the same stands at $1,584 for State Grant awardees and $1,388 for Institution Grant recipients. As far as the Pell Grant beneficiaries are concerned, the average aid received stands at $3,808. Among other things, the annual family income of the applicant plays a major role in determining the total financial aid they are actually eligible to receive. Apart from financial grants and scholarships, candidates can also avail of monetary benefits like student loans to fund their education. In contrast to grants and scholarships, student loans are taken by the candidates at a certain rate of interest. Candidates are also required to repay these loans within a given period. At Lone Star College System, the percentage of candidates who opt to avail of student loans is around 12%.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

44%

State Grant Aid

10%

Institution Grant Aid

22%

Pell Grant

44%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid

$4,956

State Grant Aid

$1,743

Institution Grant Aid

$2,491

Pell Grant

$4,875

Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000

$5,691

$30,001 - $48,000

$5,254

$48,001 - $75,000

$2,990

$75,001 - $110,000

$660

Over $110,000

$188

Student Loans for Lone Star College System (LSC)

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.

$3,726/Year

Students Taking Out Loans

14%

Loan Default Rate

12.6%