Long Beach City College prepares students to be successful in the world of the 21 st century.
Sitting at a global crossroads, the college constantly crafts its educational programs to meet the needs of students living in:
- A world of increased complexity and speed
- A world both global and remarkably accessible
- A world technologically advanced but intensely interdependent.
A culturally diverse college, Long Beach City College welcomes all people who desire to grow and serve.
The college nurtures a vibrant environment that cultivates a passion for learning which continues for life.
Mission Statement *
Long Beach City College is a comprehensive community college that provides open and affordable access to
quality associate degree and certificate programs, workforce preparation, and opportunities for personal development
and enrichment. The college develops students’ college-level skills and expands their general knowledge,
enables their transfer to four-year institutions, prepares them for successful careers or to advance in their
current careers, and fosters their personal commitment to lifelong learning. Based upon a commitment to excellence,
college programs foster and support the intellectual, cultural, economic and civic development of our diverse community.
* Mission Statement Approved by Board of Trustees March 24, 2006