Brooks College (Long Beach)

4825 E. Pacific Coast Hwy, Long Beach
CA, 90804
Tel: (562)597-6611
28 students
Private, for-profit

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For over 30 years, Brooks College Long Beach has dedicated itself to providing a quality education to those planning a career within the field of design. With the constant changes in design technology, there is a demand for technologically savvy individuals to lead companies into the future. With our ever-expanding array of comprehensive educational programs, Brooks College Long Beach helps to provide market-ready professionals to meet this demand.
School Highlights:
Brooks College (Long Beach) serves 28 students
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 63%.
Brooks College (Long Beach) is one of 59 community colleges within Los Angeles County, CA.
The nearest community college is Cerritos College (7.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Brooks College (Long Beach) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associates--Private For-profit Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 years but < 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private, for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 28 teachers has grown by 0% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of -:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 0% over five years.
Total Enrollment
28 students
1,273 students
% American Indian/Alaskan - 1%
% Asian 18% 2%
% Hawaiian - 1%
% Hispanic 55% 7%
% Black 9% 12%
% White 18% 66%
% Two or more races - 2%
Brooks College (Long Beach) sch ethnicity Brooks College (Long Beach) sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.62 0.45
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Our 6.5-acre campus is located just minutes from Pacific Coast Highway and some of the most beautiful beaches in California. Our campus also features shaded walkways and relaxing areas in which to gather with friends and fellow students. Plus, Brooks College Long Beach has a large swimming pool, generous dining hall, and the convenience of on-campus housing. All of our classrooms, labs, studios and learning centers offer extended hours to accommodate both traditional and non-traditional students. The city of Long Beach offers a wide variety of multicultural art, design and musical activities, outdoor recreation, and active nightlife. We couldn't offer the depth and sophistication of our academics and hands-on experience if it were not for our ideal location. Our proximity to Los Angeles allows our students to be inspired by the diverse array of multi-national businesses that call Los Angeles their home. Plus, we borrow some of the best professionals from these industries for teaching and gain direct access to their environments for our students. Brooks College Long Beach offers degree programs that are designed to help students reach their career goals. Our academic programs are evaluated and updated regularly to provide our students with the most current information available in the workplace today. Changes in the curriculum are initiated by changes in the industry and we work with employers and professional organizations to maintain the most relevant curriculum possible. Instructional groups are limited in size in order to encourage participation and creative growth, and to promote dynamic discussion within the classroom. Plus, the small class sizes allow each student to receive the individual attention they deserve. Our applied approach to education makes learning an interactive experience and just like the real world, you'll share ideas, solve problems, and uncover innovative business solutions.

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