90808 4901 E. Carson Street
Long Beach City College was founded in 1927 and is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Long Beach City College offers over 100 Associate degree and certificate programs. The school is a leader in transfer to universities, including California State University Long Beach, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), UC Irvine, the University of Southern California (USC) and other well-known universities.
In recent years college enrollment was more than 27,000 students.
Long Beach City College offers a wide range of programs, including business, health, trade and industry, communications, and liberal arts, as well as a wide variety vocational programs spanning various occupational trades. The college is recognized nationally for its nursing program, and has an honors program for its high-achieving students. The English as a Second Language (ESL) program is one of the largest on campus.
The English as a Second Language Department helps students to develop the skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening in order to reach student's academic and vocational goals. Its services include placement testing, counseling, registration assistance, and academic instruction. ESL provides access to all campus programs and services and prepares students to meet academic, vocational, and personal goals. ESL classes will help non-native speakers of English with writing, reading, speaking and listening skills. The courses are designed to develop specific skills needed to use English effectively in college and on the job.
$190 per credit unit