Long Beach City College

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Long Beach City College

4901 E. Carson St.
Long Beach
School Setting City: Large: Territory inside an urbanized area and inside a principal city with population of 250,000 or more.
Geographic RegionFar West AK CA HI NV OR WA
Superintendent-PresidentEloy Oakley
Name of System, Governing Board or Corporate Structure Institution is part of a system or corporate entity
California Community College System
Opeflag Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Institutional control or affiliationPublic institution - An educational institution whose programs and activities are operated by institutionly elected or appointed school officials and which is supported primarily by public funds.
Dual credit 0
Calendar system Semester
A calendar system that consists of two semesters during the academic year with about 16 weeks for each semester of instruction. There may be an additional summer session.
Admission test scores Not applicable

Student Details

The Student Details section provides a numeric overview of the students enrolled at the institution. The data lists the number of total students and breaks down this statistic by gender, full-time vs. part-time students, and student-to-faculty-ratio. With this information, you can determine the school’s size, the availability and popularity of part-time programs compared to full-time programs, and the potential size of classes. This section also discusses the institution’s admissions and retention rate. With this information, you can gain a sense of your own likelihood of obtaining admittance to the institution, as well as how many students typically continue on at the institution after one year.
Total Number of Students 24,839
Number of Men 11,379
Number of Women 13,460
Percentage Women54%
Percentage Men46 %
Full-time Students 9405
Part-time Students 15434
Number of Applicants Not Reported
Number of Admitted Not Reported
Full-time Retention Rate (2012) 74%
Student-to-faculty Ratio 31 to 1

Tuition + Costs*

The Cost section provides an overview of how much it will cost to attend the institution for the full academic year. The section discusses the average annual cost of tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and extra expenses and fees. With this information, you can estimate how much it may cost you to attend the institution yourself.
In-state Tuition $1,288
Books and Supplies $1,675
On Campus Room and Board $0
In-state Fees $78
Out of State Tuition $78
Application Fee $0
Estimated Total$3,119

Net Price + Financial Aid*

The Net Price & Federal aid provides an overview of the average amount of financial aid awarded to undergraduate and first-time students enrolled in the institution, as well as the percentage of students that received aid. The types of financial aid that is reported includes scholarship aid, institutional grant aid, federal grant aid, state/local grant aid, Pell grant aid, and federal student loan aid. With this information, you can get a feeling for the types of financial aid that you might receive once you are enrolled in the institution.
Average net price-students receiving grant or scholarship aid5173
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid 65%
Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid dollars received by undergraduate students$3,416
Percent of full-time, first-time undergraduates receiving federal grant aid 64%
Average amount of federal grant aid received by full-time, first-time undergraduates $4,546
Percent of undergraduate students receiving Pell grants 45%
Average amount Pell grant aid received by undergraduate students $3,655
Average amount of federal student loan aid received by undergraduate students $5,250
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The Degrees section provides an overview of the top area of studies that are awarded by the institution and the number of degrees that are awarded at each level. The degree types are classified by the US Department of Education’s CIP code system. With this information, you can begin to determine whether the institution offers the particular area of study and degree level that you would like to pursue.

Degrees Offered

yesLess Than 1 Yr Certificate
yes1 but Less Than 2 Yr Certificate
yesAssociate’s Degree
yes2 But Less Than 4 Yrs Certificate

Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded by CIPCODE

Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General343
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse242
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies238
Child Care Provider/Assistant211
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician85
Criminal Justice/Police Science79
Business Administration and Management, General78
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling65
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General63
Medical/Clinical Assistant61
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General55
Human Services, General42
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping40
Telecommunications Engineering40
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training39

Degrees Awarded by Level

Award of Less Than 1 academic year981
Associate's Degree869
Award of at least 1 but Less Than 2 Yr Certificate313
Award of at least 2 but Less Than 4 academic years119

Additional Services

yesWeekend/evening college
yesAcademic/career counseling service
yesEmployment services for students
yesPlacement services for completers
yesOpen admission policy

Sports and Athletics

Tel / Fax (562) 938-4651
Institution’s internet website address http://www.lbcc.edu
All data has been taken directly from the US Department of Education's IPEDS Data Center and reflects information that was self-reported by the institution for the 2012-2013 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Refer to our glossary for additional reference for the information given above.