Dear JIC Family,

On Thursday, March 14th, 2024, Jakarta International College (JIC) had the pleasure of hosting Mr. Marcus Teo from California State University – Long Beach (CSU-LB), our newest university partner. Mr. Teo, the International Student Recruiter for CSU-LB, visited to introduce our American Degree Program students and prospective parents to the opportunities offered by CSU-LB as a transfer option.

During the session, students received comprehensive information about CSU-LB's academic programs, the vibrant environment of Long Beach, California, and the university's notable achievements. The students were eager to learn more about CSU-LB and its offerings.

A highlight of the event was when Mr. Marcus Teo personally handed offer letters to students from our American Degree Program who had applied to join CSU-LB. This moment further underscored the partnership between JIC and CSU-LB.

For your information, California State University – Long Beach (CSU-LB) is our latest addition to JIC's university partners. Situated in the lively and picturesque area of Long Beach, California, CSU-LB provides an attractive option for students seeking a study experience in sunny California. Notably, CSU-LB has been recognized as one of the Best Colleges in America by Money Magazine in 2023 and is among the top 10% of schools nationwide for return on investment, offering affordable tuition fees for students.

Furthermore, CSU-LB is known for its diverse student body, welcoming students from various backgrounds and nationalities and is close to . The university boasts several notable alumni, including Steven Spielberg, the renowned movie director.

For those of you who are interested to study at CSU-LB, you might want to consider starting your degree with JIC's American Degree Program. This program allows you to study in Indonesia for up to two years before transferring to California for your second year and graduating there. It offers cost savings on tuition and living expenses while also enabling you to graduate faster than your peers.

We extend our gratitude to Mr. Marcus Teo for his valuable time and effort in visiting our campus. We are delighted by the students' enthusiasm and look forward to introducing more students to the charm and excitement of CSU-LB.


Warm regards,


Jakarta International College