Long Beach City College

Long Beach, CA 90808

Located in Long Beach, California, Long Beach City College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 year to complete.

The institution is part of California Community College System that operates 10 campuses in Sacramento, Bakersfield, Barstow, Oroville, Aptos, Norwalk, Ridgecrest, Hayward, Rancho Cucamonga, Kentfield.

Long Beach City College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Long Beach City College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $1,104 and fees $78. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $7,272 and $78 respectively.


Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio27:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate71%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. ADN
  2. LPN to ADN
  3. LPN

    The Long Beach City College Vocational Nursing Program is designed to enable students to transition from Licensed Vocational Nursing to the Associate Degree Nursing Program.

    Students who complete the one year full time study program completing all AND pre-requisites will be eligible to apply the AND program to become a Registered Nurse.

    Students who are Certified Nursing Assistants or those who have successfully completed VN 215 Fundamentals of Nursing course and have met one of the pre-requisites towards applying for the VN program.

    Graduates of the Vocational Nursing program are eligible to apply to take the National Licensing Examination for vocational practical nursing (NCLEX-PN).

    Admission Requirements:

    • All nursing program applicant will need to have a clear background check, health screen and immunizations, obtain malpractice insurance and CPR certification from the American Heart Association as well as other requirements made by clinical training institutions.
    • Open enrollment will end the Saturday before class commences even if there are spaces available in the class. Students desiring to enroll after this date will need to attend the class and request permission from the instructor. It is possible to email the instructor for a permission number for online courses.
    • The nursing program is required to maintain health and safety information and records on all students according to standards established by the Orange County/Long Beach Consortium for Nursing and clinical agencies. 


Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide Certificate 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 2
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 26
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 88
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Associate's degree 2
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years 76

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Long Beach City College

Cerritos College
4.34 miles away
El Camino College-Compton Center
5.23 miles away
Downey Adult School
6.15 miles away
Cypress College
6.43 miles away
Career Colleges of America - South Gate
7.09 miles away
Los Angeles Harbor College
9 miles away
Golden West College
10.19 miles away
El Camino Community College District
11.55 miles away
Los Angeles Southwest College
11.8 miles away
East Los Angeles College
14.34 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
01/01/1952 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
12/01/1966 - Current



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$3,945
30k to 48k$4,607
48k to 75k$6,404
75k to 110k$7,334
Over 110k$10,568
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $46.00 $276.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Non-resident alien
American Indian or Alaska Native
Race/ethnicity unknown

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing
Long Beach City College
4901 E. Carson St.
Long Beach, CA 90808

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