Long Beach City College - Building Successful Careers

Being a Long Beach City College Viking Means Education Works for You

Long Beach City College is the perfect place to study, learn, and prepare for a successful future.

  • New libraries, state-of-the-art classrooms and study centers have been built to enhance the quality of your college experience.
  • LBCC is located in the heart of one of the most diverse international cities in the world, with convenient locations (Clark Avenue & Carson Street; Pacific Coast Highway & Orange Avenue) as well as an interactive online learning community to make it easy to accommodate your busy schedule.
  • Nationally award-winning faculty and programs with real-world professionals who are experts in their field.
  • Prepare for a higher paying career or earn guaranteed admission to CSULB (after meeting minimum transfer requirements) and transfer opportunities to other prestigious universities.
  • Money for College! LBCC students can apply for over 900 scholarships and for a fee waiver, federal and state grants, federal work study, and student loans.


LBCC is committed to extending the promise of higher education to every member of the Long Beach Community and the southern regions of Greater Los Angeles/Orange Counties.

As an open access institution, our doors are literally open to everyone who is looking to improve their lives through education – whatever their goals may be.

Long Beach City College offers a full range of degree, certificate and transferable courses in a variety of concentrations and trades.

LBCC also has over 90 career and technical certificate programs which prepare students for entry into a broad range of careers.

Helping Students Succeed

LBCC is works to provide academic and financial support to student when in need. The demands of our students are changing – and we are changing the way we teach to help them meet their goals.

New programs and student success service initiatives provide individualized reviews and pathways to help students master the skills needed to successfully complete college coursework.

LBCC already has the largest financial aid program among all California community colleges and continues to expand its scholarship program.


LBCC empowers its students with to tackle their next challenge – either by continuing their education or building their career.

Transferring Students to Success

Through the Long Beach College Promise, LBCC students receive guaranteed admission to the highly sought after and impacted Cal State Long Beach. All students who complete the transfer requirements successfully are guaranteed a place at the Beach.

And LBCC is truly prepares our students to succeed. In fact, our transfer students graduate at a higher rate than those who begin their careers at CSULB.

But CSULB, is only one option. Hundreds of students each year transfer to other fine universities including: UCLA, USC, CSU Dominguez Hills, among many others.

Building Successful Careers

LBCC has dozens of programs which prepare students for successful careers immediately upon graduation. LBCC nursing and medical imaging technician graduates are in high demand as are graduates from technical programs like our FAA approved Aircraft Maintenance and alternative fuels programs.

Many people come to LBCC to advance their careers further by learning new skills. LBCC provides workforce training to many large and small employers to help their workers keep up with the ever changing demands of an information based economy.

So we can better assist you, please let us know what information you need.