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Long Beach City College Tuition & Cost

Long Beach, California

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State California Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Long Beach City College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,972
Other Fees$84
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $15,084
Other Expenses Budget$5,274
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Long Beach City College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,972
Other Fees$84
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $15,084
Other Expenses Budget$5,274

Residents of California pay an annual total price of $23,886 to attend Long Beach City College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $1,472 for tuition, $1,972 for books and supplies and $84 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $32,366 which is 35.5% higher than California residents. The tuition charge is $9,952 while books and supplies are $1,972 and other fees come in at $84.

All price data is sourced from the 2019/2020 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Long Beach City College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
Net Price by Income Long Beach City College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$2,529
$30,001 to $48,000$2,848
$48,001 to $75,000$5,315
$75,001 to $110,000$6,984

The average reported annual net price for Long Beach City College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $5,041 in 2018/2019. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

77% of full-time undergrad Long Beach City College received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $5,328 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 1% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,030.

Finanical Aid Long Beach City College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,328 77%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $297 0%
Pell Grants $4,796 52%
Other Federal Grants $823 16%
State and Local Grants $1,942 76%
Federal Student Loans $5,030 1%
Other Student Loans $0 0%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Long Beach City College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $10,248. The loan balance of $10,248 is a two year multiple of the $5,124 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $98 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $10,248
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $97.78
Total Interest Paid $1,485.27
Sum of All Loan Payments $11,733.27

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year California Residents Non Residents
1 $23,886 $32,366
2 $25,478 $34,524

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Long Beach City College to be $47,772 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 6.7% annual increase over the next 2 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Long Beach City College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
California Residents $46 $138 $184
Out of State Residents $331 $993 $1,324

Estimated cost for a class at Long Beach City College based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Long Beach City College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Long Beach City College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan No
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan No
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=117645 IPEDS survey data for Long Beach City College.