Long Beach Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Long Beach Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Long Beach, California

There are at least 11 colleges in Long Beach, listed and described below. These schools represent 62,546 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 45,404 full-time students, and a reported 1,962 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include California State University-Long Beach and Long Beach City College.

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ABCO Technology

Los Angeles, CA

ABCO Technology is an accredited computer training academy that offers diploma programs for individual students, professionals and companies to learn different areas of Information technology and seek gainful employment.

  • Program Categories: Computers and Technology
  • Degrees: Certificate

Universal Technical Institute

Long Beach, CA

At UTI, you won’t just train for a career. You’ll train for success. The hands-on training and high-tech skills you’ll get at UTI will put you on the fast track to a rewarding career as a professional technician.

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Diploma
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Long Beach Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

American University of Health Sciences
3501 Atlantic Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90807

  • Programs: pharmacy tech, allied health and medical assisting, health professions
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 63 students, 140 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

John Wesley International Barber and Beauty College
717 Pine Ave
Long Beach, CA 90813

  • Programs: barber, cosmetology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 79 students, 109 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Long Beach City College
4901 E. Carson St.
Long Beach, CA 90808-1706

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: liberal arts and sciences, culinary arts, registered nursing, child development, licensed practical nurse, automobile mechanics, substance abuse counseling, electrical installation and repair
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 25,536 students, 14,476 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Study abroad option.

Colleges in Long Beach with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

California State University-Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90840-0115

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, liberal arts and sciences, speech and rhetoric, psychology, English, criminal justice and safety, trade and industrial teaching, registered nursing
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's.
  • Student Body: 36,868 students, 30,679 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 1,962 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 440-550. Math: 450-580.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
Students Dorms
Bellflower Colleges 1 72,878 39  
Carson Colleges 2 89,730 12,299 557
Cerritos Colleges 3 51,488 320  
Compton Colleges 2 93,493 3,663  
Cypress Colleges 1 46,229 13,592  
Paramount Colleges 2 55,266 184  

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