Experience Long Beach!

United States West Long Beach

Palm trees and wide-open beaches, classic American boardwalks, and a lot of boats to look at: This is Long Beach, one of California's most popular beachside destinations. Just a short hop from Greater LA, Long Beach’s vibrant downtown and shoreline buzz with lively restaurants, shops, and bars create a truly social and scenic oceanside experience.

Population: 462,000
Native language: English
Climate: Temperate
Type of area:
Highly diverse population

Where Will You Live

California State University, Long Beach

In Long Beach, the fifth largest city in California, the CSU 322-acre campus near the ocean offers a beautifully landscaped, garden-like setting and outstanding instructional facilities enhanced by aesthetically pleasing architecture and attractive design.

With a diverse population and scenic oceanside environment, the university seamlessly blends academic and outdoor life activities for a full study-abroad experience. It is a scenic place to live, with more than 3,000 peach trees lining the campus, a donation made by local Long Beach citizens.

Learn more at California State University, Long Beach's official webssite 

Student Health & Safety

We champion health, safety, and security. As part of IES Abroad, the largest study abroad organization in the United States, we have set the standard for health and safety in study abroad for decades. We plan for the ‘what if’, so you can get on with the experience of a lifetime.
International Health Insurance

International health insurance included in the cost of your program

24/7 Emergency Phone Support

Total coverage to support you while traveling and in your new city

Location-Specific Information

Health and safety information prepared based on your destination

Health In Your Language

Highly trained multilingual staff to connect you to healthcare providers

Secure Housing

Quality, safe, secure housing within close proximity to your classes

Dedicated Expertise

Protection by a Dean of Students Office advocating for your interests

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