Admissions and Financial Aid

Admissions & Financial Aid

No matter who you are, your life will improve by being a part of the Gator family. We make a first-class education affordable and attainable.

How to Apply to LSCO

Lamar State College Orange has an open admissions policy, and we welcome anyone to be a part of LSCO. Whether you’re a graduating high school senior, a transfer student from another college, an international student or in the military, applying to LSCO is easy. We’ll support and guide your journey every step of the way.

Ready to apply? All students begin the application process by submitting the ApplyTexas online application. Learn more about how to apply to Lamar State College Orange

As a first-time student, we are here to make sure your application process is simple and to answer any questions you may have about our admissions requirements.

First-Time Students

Still in high school but looking to get a head start on your college education? Our dual credit courses allow you to earn high school credit and college credit at the same time.

Dual Credit Students

If you have already attended a previous college and are looking to continue your education at LSCO, we are here to help foster a smooth transition.

Transfer Students

Welcome back, Gator! We are excited that you have chosen to continue your education with us. If you attended another college or university before returning to LSCO, be sure to review our Transfer Student requirements.

Returning Students

We are dedicated to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. As an international student, your application process doesn’t have to be complicated. We are here to assist you with the Visa process and other specific requirements for admission.

International Students

If you are a member of the military or a veteran, we want to thank you for your service. We have several application resources dedicated to serving you.

Military and Veteran Students

Admitted Students

Next Steps for Admitted Students

Congratulations on your admission to LSCO! Check out our new student checklist, class registration process, orientation information, and other next steps to take before you officially become a Gator.

Admitted Student Information

Contact Admissions

Admissions and Records Office
Ron E. Lewis Library, Room 341
410 Front Street
Orange, Texas 77630
Phone: (409) 882-3364

Affording College

We make a valuable LSCO education affordable for you. We are dedicated to helping you find the right type of financial aid and to making the financial aid process as straightforward as possible.

Contact Financial Aid

Financial Aid
Ron E. Lewis Library, Room 355
410 Front Street
Orange, Texas 77630
Phone: 409-882-3317

Information for High School Teachers and Counselors

Information for High School Teachers and Counselors

You are an important part of the college selection and application process for each of your students. Review our resources for high school teachers and counselors to help you prepare your students for this exciting transition.

High School Teachers and Counselors

Upcoming Events and Deadlines

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Take a campus tour or specialized academic visit at LSCO in Orange, Texas and discover why we are the perfect match for you!

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You’re More Than a Number

At LSCO, you’ll have a team of people — advisors, faculty members, and peers — who know your name and are dedicated to your success.

3233 Students
Student receiving assistance
65% First Generation Students
Electromechanical Technology students
827 Scholarships Awarded

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