FINANCIAL AID RATE75%
STUDENT TEACHER RATIO28:1
FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.$3,247
Average Grants + Scholarship Aid Awarded to Undergraduate Students
Percent of Full-Time Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid
Percent of Students Paying In-State Tuition vs Out-of-State Tuition
Long Beach City College
11139 Anderson Street, Loma Linda, CA
Long Beach City College (LBCC) is a two-year community college serving the city of Long Beach and its neighboring districts of Avalon, Lakewood and Signal Hill. LBCC has two campuses, and also offers distance learning or combinations of on-campus and off-campus learning with flexible scheduling. LBCC's Liberal Arts Campus is situated on 112 acres. Its Pacific Coast Campus is situated on 30 acres.
LBCC offers 126 academic and vocational programs of study. There are many study programs available for students intending to transfer to a four-year institution to earn a bachelor's degree. Students can work with counselors to determine the curricula they should follow for effective transfers to various university systems in and out of the state of California. Classes at LBCC are generally small in size to enhance individualized attention from professors. Many programs at LBCC are nationally ranked.
In addition to offering associates degrees and vocational certificates, LBCC offers Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS). The EOPS is a retention and support program funded by the state, aimed at identifying and assisting students affected by social, economic, educational or language disadvantages.
Long Beach City College was founded in 1927.
The academic calendar of Long Beach City College follows the semester format, with fall, spring and summer semesters.
Colleges and Schools
- School of Business and Social Science
- School of Creative Arts and Applied Sciences
- School of Health and Science
- School of Language Arts
- School of Learning Resources, Teaching and Technologies
- School of Physical Education and Athletics
- School of Trade and Industrial Technologies
There are more than 64 student organizations available for involvement at LBCC. The Student Associated Government offers opportunities for leadership, and the Viking Volunteer Program offers opportunities for community service. The College Services sticker that each student receives upon enrollment entitles him/her to join any student club and also to receive mentoring, advising, and other support services. Intramural sports and recreation activities are available to all students, along with the Women and Men's Center, among others.
Students at LBCC will benefit from the many academic services provided by the five Student Success/Transfer Centers on LBCC's campuses. Free tutoring, study groups, and workshops are just some of the academic services offered.
The mascot of Long Beach City College is the Viking, nicknamed "Ole the Viking." The school colors are red, black and white.
LBCC's athletics program holds more state and national champion titles than any other community college in California. It has twice been named the best community college athletics program in the U.S. The Long Beach "Vikings" compete in 21 intercollegiate sports in the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA), including:
- Cross Country
- Swimming and Diving
- Track and Field
- Water Polo
- Cross Country
- Swimming and Diving
- Track and Field
- Water Polo
Long Beach City College is comprised of two campuses in the city of Long Beach:
- Liberal Arts Campus (LAC)
- Pacific Coast Campus (PCC)
Long Beach City College is part of the Long Beach Community College District.
LBCC has an online publication called "In the Loop," which keeps LBCC faculty, staff and students informed of college events on a regular basis. The "Calendar of Events" is another resource for finding out what is happening on the LBCC campuses and around the Long Beach community.
The city of Long Beach is located on the Pacific Coast, near beautiful beaches and outdoor parks and recreation areas. Local attractions such as Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Sea World, and other amusement parks and entertainment are within easy distance by car or public transportation.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may give an overview of the students Long Beach City College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $4,800. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition estimates per year:
- State Residents: $1,500-$1,800
- Out-of-State: $10,000-$11,940
- Part-time students are charged:
- State Residents: $46-$55 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $330-$400 per credit unit
Financial Aid Details
The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||75%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||75%||$5,555|
|Receiving Student Loans||1%||$4,207|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help support students, Long Beach City College may offer services like those listed below:
- Distance learning
- Remedial courses
- Career path counseling
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Helping students find work after graduation
- Day care
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- * Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1966)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Long Beach City College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges
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- Cerritos College in Salinas, CA (4 miles away)
- El Camino College - Compton Center in Tarzana, CA (5 miles away)
- Cypress College in El Cajon, CA (6 miles away)
- El Camino College in Monterey Park, CA (12 miles away)
- Los Angeles Southwest College in Woodland Hills, CA (12 miles away)
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