As the seventh largest city in California, Long Beach has plenty of exciting events and venues for college students. Located in Los Angeles County, California, Long Beach is well known for it’s beaches, public parks, and aquatic sports. Students can find ample amounts of off campus student apartment complex throughout this college beach town.
Long Beach, California is the maritime center of the United States. The port of Long Beach is the United State’s second busiest container port and one of the world’s largest shipping ports. Located about 22 miles from Downtown Long Angeles, college students will never be bored.
In 2008, Long Beach was designated the city as the “Aquatic Capital of America.” According to the non-profit Aquatic Capital of America Foundation, Long Beach has a temperate year-round climate, ideal for off-shore sailing, surfboarding, and many other aquatic sports. Tourists and students can also enjoy the Long Beach Museum of Art, which contains the world’s largest mural on the outside of the building. Students can find various college apartments located near one of Long Beach’s 92 parks and recreation centers.
There are four colleges and universities located in or near Long Beach. California State University, Long Beach is a public university, part of the 23-member California State University system and one of the largest universities in California. Students can also find convenient student housing complexes near Long Beach City College, DeVry University, and Pacific Coast University School of Law.
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