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Study at Long Beach City College

Founded in 1927, Long Beach City College is a community college located in Long Beach, California. It is divided into two campuses - the Liberal Arts Campus, located in the residential community of the Lakewood Village section of Long Beach, and the Pacific Coast Campus, located in central Long Beach. LBCC offers a wide variety of programs and degrees through several academic divisions, which include:
  • 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
The sports teams of LBCC are nicknamed the Vikings and their official mascot is named Ole.

Profile of Long Beach City CollegeLong Beach City College is located in a large city, in Long Beach, California. The school is a public institution. Degree levels at Long Beach City College top out at the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

Students at the school often study music, family and social work, and cooking and culinary arts.

Long Beach City College Selectivity

Long Beach City College maintains an open-admission policy.

The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors. By paying its faculty better than most schools, Long Beach City College tries to attract and retain a high quality teaching staff.

Student Enrolment

The school offers classes to 25, 536 students (13, 365 full-time equivalent). Minorities are common at Long Beach City College. Forty-something year old students won't feel out of place at the school.

Long Beach City College Tuition and AffordabilityTuition is fairly low at Long Beach City College.

Long Beach City College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts436liberal arts and sciences, speech and rhetoric, English, foreign language and literature, social services, creative writing, Spanish language, library assistant
Nursing and Emergency Medicine316registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant, EMT paramedic, home health aide
Cooking and Culinary Arts273culinary arts, personal and culinary services, restaurant and catering management
Family and Social Work189child development, human services, foodservice management, family and consumer science, adult development and aging, family systems
Mechanics and Repair125automobile mechanics, electrical installation and repair, aircraft maintenance, diesel mechanics, communications install and repair, autobody repair, alternative fuel vehicle tech
Medical Support and Technology102radiographer, medical assistant, phlebotomy
Business and Management102business management, accounting, business, international business, sales and marketing, retail, call center operation
Security and Law Enforcement84criminal justice and police, fire-fighting, forensic science
office and Administration56administrative assistant
Engineering Technician39HVAC tech, mechanical engineering tech, architectural drafting, engineering technician, mechanical drafting, drafting, manufacturing tech
Therapy and Counselling32substance abuse Counselling
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy23health and physical education, dietetic technician
Construction Trades20carpentry, apparel and textile manufacture, apparel and textile marketing, construction
Music19music management, music
Science18biology, physical sciences
Computer Science and Engineering16computer networking, system administration, database administration, computer programming, webmastering, information technology, computer graphics
Production Trades14welding, cabinetmaking, sheet metal tech, machinist
Media13radio and television, digital communications, journalism, broadcast journalism, public relations, desktop publishing and imaging
Design12interior design, fashion design, graphic design, design and visual communication
Hospitality10travel services, hotel management
Landscaping and Horticulture10applied horticulture, floristry
Architecture and Planning7architectural tech
Real Estate and Construction Management6real estate
Photography and Commercial Art3film studies, commercial photography, drawing
Art Studies2visual and performing arts, art studies
Medical administration2medical secretary, health unit coordinator
Transportation2commercial pilot and flight crew, aviation operations
Education and Teaching2special ed, early childhood special ed
Law1legal secretary
Drama and Performing Arts1dance, theatre design, drama
Fine Arts0sculpture
Contact: Long Beach City CollegeLong Beach City College

4901 E. Carson St.

Long Beach, California 90808-1706

General Phone: (562) 938-4111

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