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Long Beach, CA Area Scholarships

Long Beach is a city on the Pacific Coast of the United States, within the Los Angeles metropolitan area of Southern California. As of 2010, its population was 462,257. It is the 39th most populous city in the United States and the 7th most populous in California. Long Beach is the second-largest city in the Los Angeles metropolitan area and the third largest in Southern California behind Los Angeles and San Diego. Long Beach is a charter city.

The Port of Long Beach is the second busiest container port in the United States and is among the world's largest shipping ports. The city also maintains a progressively declining oil industry with minor wells located both directly beneath the city as well as offshore. Manufacturing sectors include those in aircraft, automotive parts, electronic equipment, audiovisual equipment, petrochemicals, precision metals and home furnishings.

Long Beach lies in the southeastern corner of Los Angeles County and borders Orange County. Downtown Long Beach is approximately 22 miles (35 km) south of downtown Los Angeles, though the two cities share an official border for several miles.

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Schools in and around Long Beach, CA

California State University-Long Beach
Four or more years; Public; $17,622 average out-state tuition; $5,742 average in-state tuition
Long Beach City College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $7,416 average out-state tuition; $1,104 average in-state tuition
Newbridge College-Long Beach
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
Universal Technical Institute-Southern California
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
John Wesley International Barber and Beauty College
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
North-West College-Long Beach
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
American Career College-Long Beach
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit