University description (as per official university website)
About Lon Morris College
Lon Morris College is a one-of-a-kind place. As the oldest two-year college in Texas, we are committed to providing students with a quality education in a Christian environment. We offer a well-rounded learning experience that prepares students academically, socially and spiritually. An education with heart and personality. An opportunity for a strong start. A foundation for growth.
We take pride in our small student to teacher ratio, our caring staff, and our supportive faculty.
Lon Morris is an accredited, church related, two-year college of the arts and sciences with a core curriculum emphasizing the liberal arts. Lon Morris College offers an atmosphere of warmth and friendliness where individual attention is always available. We strive to encourage our students to meet the highest standards of education and provide personalized guidance through close relationships between students and teachers.
Learning at LMC means an education designed to enrich the whole person. In the tradition of the United Methodist Church, we encourage social application of inner experiences of religion. Learning at LMC inspires an environment in which students can share their dreams and values with each other and foster friendships that will last a lifetime. With a limited enrollment, Lon Morris gives students excellent opportunities to develop leadership abilities through experiences that emphasize student learning and personal development. A well-rounded education demands that students grow not only academically but also in their lives outside of the classroom.
Lon Morris College is waiting to help you grow. We're a campus of chances. A chance to lay the groundwork for future successes. A chance for a solid beginning to your college experience. A chance to come into your own- on your own terms. We're ready to help you take the next step. Discover your new home. Discover Lon Morris College.
Lon Morris College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097: telephone number 404-679-4501) to award the associate's degree. The College is also approved by the University Senate of the United Methodist Church and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
Lon Morris College is an active member of the Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas, the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, the Texas United Methodist College Association, the National Association of Schools and Colleges of the United Methodist Church, and the American Association of Community Colleges.
To apply for any type of financial aid administered by Lon Morris College:
1. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid Form (FAFSA). The purpose of the FAFSA is to collect information used in evaluating the financial ability of the family to contribute to the cost of the studentís post-high school education. We recommend that you enter the FAFSA information on the web at www.fafsa.ed.gov for faster response from the Department of Education. If you do not have access to the web, you may get the paper application from your local high school or from Lon Morris College. Designate Lon Morris College (federal code 003585) as a recipient.
2. Complete and return all other applications and documents furnished by the Financial Aid Office.
3. Prior to award packaging, entering freshman students will be allowed to enroll only if they have completed all admission requirements:
4. Selected students who enroll at Lon Morris College and seek financial aid assistance from any Federal Title IV funds may be required to complete a process called Verification. These requirements are outlined below:
Federal Verification Requirements
If a student is selected to complete the Verification process, the Financial Aid Director will require that the following items be verified with documents submitted by both the parent(s) and the student:
1. Adjusted gross family income and miscellaneous information on the tax returns and tax schedules.
2. W-2 Information
3. Family size
4. Number of family members in post secondary programs.
5. Untaxed Income and Benefits
6. Selective Service Verification
7. Statement of Educational Purpose
8. Non-default Statement
5. After all Documents have been completed, the student will be awarded any and all Federal Title IV funds that are available. Awarding of funds will be based upon need.