Brooks College (Long Beach) (Closed 2008)

4825 E. Pacific Coast Hwy
Long Beach, CA 90804
  • 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) served 28 students
Minority enrollment was 100% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which was less than the state average of 74%.

School Overview

Brooks College (Long Beach)
(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates--Private For-profit
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Total Faculty
312 staff

Student Body

Total Enrollment
28 students
7,900 students
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
1,661 students
# Part-Time Students
6,239 students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
302 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
21 students
1,646 students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
54 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
6,288 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
10 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
140 students
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
Diversity Score
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Acceptance Rate
Source: 2006 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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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Did You Know?

For Los Angeles County, CA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,305 per year for in-state students and $8,200 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $24,360 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Los Angeles County, CA is 75%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Los Angeles County, CA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.61, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Los Angeles County, CA is FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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