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Long Beach College Promise

The Long Beach College Promise is a commitment of the three local public education institutions to improve college preparation, access and completion for members of the greater Long Beach Community.

The Long Beach Unified School District, Long Beach City College and California State University, Long Beach each provide significant programs and support to their students which together comprise the Long Beach College Promise.

Key Features

Long Beach Unified School District:

  • Rigorous and relevant college and career preparatory course
  • Early and continued college support and outreach

Long Beach City College:

  • Long Beach College Promise Scholarship to cover first semester enrollment fees for all local high school graduates who enroll.
  • Dedicated support and pathways for LBUSD students

Cal State Long Beach:

  • Guaranteed admission for local students who meet minimum CSU and CSULB admission requirements
  • Dedicated support programs for LBUSD students

Long Beach College Promise Website

A joint effort to encourage more students to enroll in college and to better prepare them to succeed in it.

How to Get to College

Download the "How to Get to College Poster" in .PDF format

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The Long Beach College Promise

The Long Beach College Promise is the most recent and comprehensive project of the decade and a half long Seamless Education Partnership between these institutions. See more