Long Beach City College is a two-year community college that offers a host of degrees and diplomas within six schools including:
School of Business and Social Science
The School of Creative Arts and Applied Sciences
The School of Health and Science
The School of Language Arts
The School of Physical Education and Athletics
The School of Trade and Industrial Technology.
The School of Business and Social Science offers courses including history, political science, fire science and sociology. The school’s culinary arts program is a three semester course that exposes students to managerial skills, nutrition and menu planning.
The School of Creative Arts and Applied Sciences offers courses ranging from Spanish communication to child development. The school’s music, radio and TV program offers students degrees in radio, commercial and keyboard studies. The department also hosts concerts and music events all around the school.
Long Beach also has a Learning Resources Department on campus that takes part in adult education, distance learning and media equipment services. The adult education program offers classes in reading, writing, English and preparing for the GED.
The Sheet Metal Program at Long Beach City College is the only sheet metal program in the Los Angeles/Orange County area. Skills developed with this program include equipment operation and sheet metal pattern development. The program also sponsors field trips to the Los Angeles Sheet Metal Workers Training Center operated by the Los Angeles Sheet Metal Workers JATC Local 105.
The Distance Learning Program at Long Beach offers online courses, hybrid courses and televised courses in a host of fields.
Most Popular Fields of Study
The top 5 fields of study completed at Long Beach City College.
To be admitted to Long Beach City College, students must complete an official school application and submit high school or equivalent transcripts and ACT/SAT scores. The school accepts international and transfer students. An online application is offered.
Students who are in need of financial aid must complete the FAFSA form for consideration. Long Beach offers loans, grants and scholarships through its Financial Aid Office.
Grants include the Cal State grants and the Chafee Grant.
Loans include The William D. Ford Direct Loan Program
Scholarships include The American Dream Scholarship, The Long Beach City College Scholarship and the Gilman International Scholarship.
The school offers aid for military personnel and veterans.
Long Beach City College was founded in 1927 in Long Beach, California and currently enrolls over 26,000 students. The school offers many clubs and organizations including The Associated Student Body which is the largest group on campus and funds most student events for the school.
Events held on campus include the Spring Sing Variety Show and the Mini Grand-Prix.
Long Beach is an urban metropolitan city that is home to one of the largest shipping ports in the world, The Port of Long Beach. The cities location to the Pacific Ocean make it a renowned place to relax on the beach.
Student Enrollment Demographics
How many students are enrolled at Long Beach City College?
Long Beach City College is home to 21 intercollegiate athletic teams including baseball, basketball and football. The athletic teams are known as the Vikings. Many students at the school have gone on to professional athletic careers. The Vikings are known as a powerhouse in community college circles.
Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas
Reported area around or near Long Beach, CA 90808-1706
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