Long Beach City College: Ranking & Review

Long Beach Rank United States Rank World Rank
3 1138 4044
Top 24%

Long Beach City College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

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
Off-campus $20,844 $27,156
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
In-stateOut-of-state
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 Services 394 394
Health Professions and Related Programs 285 285
Social Sciences 244 244
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 198 198
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 144 144
Psychology 125 125
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 124 124
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 85 85
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 58 58
Visual and Performing Arts 55 55
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 48 48
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians 44 44
English Language and Literature & Letters 38 38
Mathematics and Statistics 36 36
Personal and Culinary Services 35 35
History 34 34
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 32 32
Physical Sciences 29 29
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 26 26
Architecture and Related Services 12 12
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 9 9
Engineering 8 8
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 8 8
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 8 8
Library Science 7 7
Education 6 6
Precision Production 5 5
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 3 3
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2 2
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.

TotalMenWomen
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
Phone5629384111