The Long Beach College Promise
The Long Beach College Promise

Just Imagine Your Tomorrow

Just imagine graduating college, starting your career, or becoming an entrepreneur while enjoying a work-life balance and spending time with those who matter most.

Better yet, imagine starting a journey with a community that has your back, pushing you closer to your goals, and helping you become the best version of yourself.

We would like to introduce you to the Long Beach College Promise.

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The Long Beach College Promise

The Long Beach College Promise (LBCP) is a community working together to place an educational journey within reach for all. From trades and industrial technology to S.T.E.M, the LBCP propels students forward, creating personalized experiences on our campuses, removing financial barriers, and offering work-based learning opportunities to support student’s life long successes.
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Reach for the Stars

The Long Beach College Promise (LBCP) brings quality college education and long-term community support to every Long Beach Unified School District student. Graduates from LBUSD and other select high schools enroll at Long Beach City College (LBCC) immediately after graduation will be eligible for two years of FREE tuition. Their time at LBCC can be followed by a transfer to California State University Long Beach (CSULB), where preference admissions consideration is given to eligible Long Beach area applicants or entry into the workforce.

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Two years of free tuition at LBCC (when applied to Fall and Spring terms)

Local preference admission consideration for LBUSD graduates applying to CSULB

Summer transition programming to help students transition to college

Viking Summer Voyage (LBCC)
New Student Orientation (CSULB

Individualized Transfer Support for LBCP students attending LBCC

Optional enrollment in a first-year College Success course

Orientation for College Success (LBCC)
Success courses are major and program specific (CSULB)

First Year Experience programming and support for LBCP students

GenExcel, Beach Transfer Transition Center, Beach XP (CSULB)

Career Development and Mentorship Assistance

Transfer and Career Center, Men’s Success Initiative (LBCC)
Career Development Center, Alumni Association (CSULB)

Exclusive paid internship opportunities though Long Beach Community Internship Program at CSULB

An open invitation to join first-year LBCP clubs

Long Beach College Promise Scholars (CSULB)

The Long Beach College Promise (LBCP) has allowed me to study my major and learn what I would like to do. I have been able to get very close to getting my associate's degree, thanks to it. By having the Long Beach College Promise as a resource, I have made a lot of big steps toward my plans.

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