Long Beach City College: Ranking & Review

Long Beach
United States
Top 24%

Long Beach City College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)24,65811,04213,616

5,697 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,337 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Long Beach City College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Long Beach City College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Long Beach City College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$1,104$7,416
Fees for full-time undergraduates$84$84
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$46$309

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services394394
Health Professions and Related Programs285285
Social Sciences244244
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences198198
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service144144
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs124124
Biological and Biomedical Sciences8585
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services5858
Visual and Performing Arts5555
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields4848
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians4444
English Language and Literature & Letters3838
Mathematics and Statistics3636
Personal and Culinary Services3535
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies3232
Physical Sciences2929
Public Administration and Social Service Professions2626
Architecture and Related Services1212
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services99
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences88
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics88
Library Science77
Precision Production55
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities33
Philosophy and Religious Studies22
Construction Trades
Grand Total2,1022,102

A total of 2,102 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Long Beach City College.

Graduation rate19%18%20%
  • Full-time retention rate - 71%
  • Part-time retention rate - 48%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,122
Instructional FTE571
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.lbcc.edu
Address4901 E. Carson St.
Long Beach, California, 90808-1706
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population462,000