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Long Beach City College Demographics & Diversity

Long Beach, California

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Long Beach City College are mainly Hispanic with a smaller White population. The school has high racial diversity. 86% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Long Beach City College has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is eligible for federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve Hispanic Americans.

The college is an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and is recognized for serving Asian Americans and Native American Pacific Islanders.

Racial demographics of Long Beach City College students
Race Percent of Students
White 14%
Black 12%
Hispanic 57%
Asian 11%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 4%
International 1%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 31% more female students than male students enrolled at Long Beach City College with a gender ratio of 57% women to 43% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Long Beach City College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Long Beach City College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 43%
Women 57%
Enrollment by gender for Long Beach City College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 9,717
Women 12,685

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Long Beach City College serves a very low number of students outside of California, with 96 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Long Beach City College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 96%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 4%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$49,822 per year

59% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 33%
Part time Undergrads 59.8%

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

Last updated February 24, 2024