Long Beach City College.

Long Beach City College

Long Beach, CA2 year degree
Out-of-state tuition
Acceptance rate

About Long Beach City College

Long Beach City College (LBCC) is a public community college in Long Beach, California. It was established in 1927 and is divided into two campuses. The Liberal Arts Campus is in Lakewood Village and the Pacific Coast Campus is in central Long Beach on Pacific Coast Highway. It is the only college in the Long Beach Community College District. LBCC serves San Pedro, Catalina Island and the cities of Long Beach, Lakewood and Signal Hill. During the 2015-2016 academic year, the college had an enrollment of 33,818 students.


  • Offers certificate, and associate degrees
  • 23,312 students
  • 0.07 faculty staff per student
  • www.lbcc.edu

Notable programs at Long Beach City College

Visual and Performing Arts
Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Visual and Performing Arts, Biology, Business, International Business, Journalism, Mathematics, Foreign Languages and Literatures, and History.

Tuition and costs

Out-of-state undergraduate tuition (2017)
In-state undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at Long Beach City College was $7,500, while for in-state students it was $1,188. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $2,714.

The average financial aid at Long Beach City College is $6,640. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $860 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at Long Beach City College

Family Income Level

Average Discount

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

67% of undergraduate students at Long Beach City College received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at Long Beach City College

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,854.

Diversity at Long Beach City College

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017