CIP Long Beach, California

One of the most comprehensive programs in the world empowering young adults with autism and learning differences to succeed in college, employment, and independent living

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About CIP's Comprehensive Transition Programs

The College Internship Program (CIP) in Long Beach, California is a private young adult transition program for individuals ages 18-26 on the autism spectrum and with ADHD and other learning differences. CIP's Centers of Excellence have provided comprehensive and specialized transition programs since 1984. Our vision is to challenge the norms of what people with learning differences can achieve.

  • Comprehensive and individualized support programs for ASD and LD student ages 18-26
  • Expand your independence in a supported apartment-based living setting
  • Pursue higher education at your choice of several college and university options
  • Put your skills to work with the help of CIP’s Career Continuum
  • Five centers of excellence across the US
  • CIP is approved to enroll international students

About The CIP Long Beach Center

Welcome to Long Beach, California! Long Beach cheerfully rocks the perfect balance between urban amenities and sunny, beach town fun. The CIP Long Beach Center is ideally situated near Long Beach City College and California State University Long Beach, and less than two miles away from Long Beach Airport and 30 miles south of Los Angeles, California. There is an abundance of local amenities such as sporting event venues, museums, and parks, located only a short walking distance away. Take a deeper dive into CIP Long Beach!


Admissions Criteria 

  • Ages 18 to 26 years old​​​​​
  • Documented diagnosis of High-Functioning Autism, ADHD, NLD, Dyslexia and/or other Learning Differences​​​
  • Low average to high intelligence​​​​
  • Potential to live and attend college or career program independently​
  • High level of motivation to meet program goals
  • Emotional, behavioral, and psychological stability

Ready to Learn More?

To request more information on our programs, call our National Admissions Office at 877-566-9247 or fill out our online inquiry form below:


Inquiry Form