About Lamar State College Orange


About Lamar State College Orange

Lamar State College Orange offers fully transferable first- and second-year-level courses that fulfill the academic core curriculum for most four-year degrees. Students experience a first-class education that prepares them to complete a bachelor’s degree or directly enter the workforce. By offering small class sizes, a diverse atmosphere, and affordable tuition, LSCO is dedicated to transforming the lives of our students.

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 care deeply about your success.

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22:1 Student-to-Faculty Ratio
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3233 Students
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65% First Generation Students
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Our Mission

Our Mission

Lamar State College Orange transforms lives and communities through the continual pursuit of academic, professional, and personal excellence. We provide new and unique opportunities for growth and success. We are the bridge connecting those we serve to a bright, Orange future.

Strategic Plan

Our History

Our History

Founded in 1969, LSCO is a member of the Texas State University System. We currently serve over 2,600 students and offer both academic and technical associate degrees and certificates of completion.

Our History

Our Leadership

Our Leadership

Our leadership team, overseen by President Dr. Thomas Johnson, strives to serve our students and the entire campus community by embodying LSCO’s core values, establishing strong strategic goals and advocating for our mission.

Our Leaders



Lamar State College Orange is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the associate of arts, associate of science, and associate of applied science degrees and certificates of completion.

Our Accreditation

Orange, Texas

Located in the heart of Orange, TX, Lamar State College Orange is dedicated to its beloved community. Throughout our curriculum, we provide students with ways to work locally and become involved in the surrounding area. Community members are also encouraged to become engaged in our campus by participating in events, utilizing our library services, and more. Learn more about our presence in Orange.

Lumberton Off-Campus Site

Functioning as an off-campus site, the Lumberton campus serves the Lumberton community and provides an array of courses ranging from those that fulfill core curriculum and general education transfer requirements to a university to those that will provide technical training and equip students for entry into the workplace upon completion. LSCO-Lumberton is located on main street in the growing city of Lumberton. Visit the campus today at 344 S. Main Street; Lumberton, TX 77657.

The Brown Estate

The Brown Estate is a historical representation of Orange County and serves as a hub for social, educational, and cultural activity. Owned and operated by LSCO, the space is used for meetings, conferences, and other activities.

Instructional Locations

While all main campus buildings are designated to serve students in each of our program pathways, there are several approved instructional locations within the surrounding community where students are able to apply learning and gain real-world experience in their field of study.

Maps & Directions

Planning a visit to Orange, TX? Use our maps and directions to guide you through our main campus and other instructional locations in the community.


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Upcoming Events & Deadlines

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Discover Your Bright, Orange Future

Ready to get to know LSCO even better? We are excited to share more information with you about visiting campus, applying, and more. Stay connected by contacting us!

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