Long Beach City College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Long Beach, CA

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How much is the Long Beach City tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Long Beach City's tuition & fees is $1,556 for California residents and $11,440 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $25,352 for California residents and $35,236 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

Long Beach City Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,556
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$11,440
Books & Supplies Costs$1,152
Off-campus Room & Board$17,784
Off-campus Expenses$4,860
2023-2024 Estimates
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,556
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$11,436

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, Long Beach City' tuition is slightly lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in California, its tuition is slightly lower than the average tuition of $13,259.
Long Beach City College$1,556$11,440
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
California 2-4 Years Colleges$20,867
Public Schools$4,034$13,259
Private Schools$23,111

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Long Beach City and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Long Beach City CollegeLong Beach, CA$1,556$11,440
Cabrillo CollegeAptos, CA$1,270$9,910
Cerritos CollegeNorwalk, CA$1,364$12,004
Chabot CollegeHayward, CA$1,150$8,686
Chaffey CollegeRancho Cucamonga, CA$1,184$11,120
Citrus CollegeGlendora, CA$1,204$9,844
Columbia CollegeSonora, CA$1,547$8,870
Crafton Hills CollegeYucaipa, CA$1,188$12,320
College of the DesertPalm Desert, CA$1,326$9,586
Diablo Valley CollegePleasant Hill, CA$1,312$9,012
El Camino Community College DistrictTorrance, CA$1,144$7,144

Financial Aid and COA

At Long Beach City College, 19,287 students (89%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $4,486.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Long Beach City is $30,750 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 2,193 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $6,348 and the average amount of student loans is $5,650.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$25,352$35,236
Tuition & Fees$1,556$11,440
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$23,796$23,796
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$20,866$30,750
Average Financial Aid$4,486$4,486
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship19,28789%$4,486
Pell Grants8,09637%$3,800
Federal Student Loan3352%$7,099
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid2,19391%-
Grants or Scholarships2,19391%$6,348
Federal Grants1,78574%$5,758
Pell Grants1,43159%$4,786
Other Federal Grants1,72471%$1,989
State/Local Grants2,16290%$1,672
Institutional Grants271%$1,037
Student Loan Aid12-$5,650
Federal Student Loans12-$5,650
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level1,4031,403$6,793
110,001 or more55$5,227

Student Population

Long Beach City College has a total of 22,402 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 9,291 male students and 12,209 female students attending Long Beach City. The school offers online degree programs and 8,050 students enrolled online exclusively (35.93% of all students).
Undergraduate21,500 9,29112,209

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address4901 E. Carson St., Long Beach, CA
Degree & Programs
Program Offered189 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population22,402
Graduation Rate21%
Transfer-out Rate7%
Retention Rate68% (Full-time), 33% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate26 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties329 (Full-time), 656 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs838 (Full-time), 744 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$69,248
Average Staff Salary$82,721