Admissions & Aid

Congratulations! And, welcome to Long Beach City College. You have chosen to pursue your college education at one of California’s premier community colleges. Sometimes it’s hard to know where to start, so we have provided these how-to guides on the application process from start to finish. Whether you are a first-time student, returning student or veteran, these guides will guide you through the admissions process, and get you started on the right path to your degree.



The Welcome Center at Long Beach City College is a great place to start on your journey to becoming an LBCC Viking! Whether you are a first-time student, a returning student, or a community member, the Welcome Center is a one-stop shop that provides you with general information and services to get you connected to the LBCC community.


International Student Services

Welcome to LBCC! The International Student Programs offer specialized support and immigration advising to F1 and M1 status students as well as assistance to prospective students from the moment of their initial application and throughout their study at LBCC until their graduation. All international student applications are accepted and processed by International Student Programs. We are here to help, please review our operating hours and opportunities to connect with us virtually, through email or by phone.>