Glendale Community College (Glendale - 85302)

Tel: (623)845-3000
20,506 students
Public institution
Glendale Community College (GCC) offers you student clubs of all kinds, student government opportunities, cultural performances all year, an internationally known forensics team and wonderful athletics programs. There is an abundance of information here about the 1,000+ courses we offer, the myriad university transfer degrees you can begin here, and the 50 associates degrees or 50 certificates you can pursue. Every faculty and staff member at GCC is here to serve you in some way, and all of us look forward to helping you reach your true potential in the classroom, in extracurricular activities outside the classroom, and in your world beyond college.
School Highlights
Glendale Community College (Glendale - 85302) serves 20,506 students (34% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 39:1 is equalto than the state community college average of 39:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Glendale Community College (Glendale - 85302) is one of 31 community colleges within Maricopa County, AZ.
The nearest community college is Arizona College-Glendale (2.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 522 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
College Glendale Community College (Glendale - 85302) (AZ) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Private for-profit
Total Faculty 522 staff 48 staff

Student Body

The student population of 20,506 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has increased from 38:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment 20,506 students 1,468 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 39:1 39:1
# Full-Time Students 6,951 students 1,082 students
# Part-Time Students 13,555 students 4,012 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
4%
% Asian
4%
3%
% Hispanic
26%
27%
% Black
6%
6%
% White
57%
52%
% Two or more races
1%
2%
% Unknown races
3%
6%
% Non Resident races
1%
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Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.60 0.65

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,854 is less than the state average of $2,160. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,638 is less than the state average of $9,075. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,854 $2,160
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,638 $9,075
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 74% 87%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Glendale Community College (GCC) keeps pace with the constant growth of the West Valley, offering increased breadth and depth of educational opportunity. Each year, more than 40,000 students enroll in dozens of courses and degree and certificate programs at one of three GCC locations, making the College's enrollment the second largest in the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD). More than 319,000 students have completed associate degrees, certificate programs, industry-specific training and university transfer courses. Located at 59th and Olive Avenues, the GCC main campus spans 147 acres and serves as a focal point for diverse community activities. The College offers a friendly, welcoming environment for learning. A dynamic, future-oriented Facilities Master Plan guides the ongoing development of GCC main campus to accommodate the changing needs and interests of thousands more students and community members. Glendale Community College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association. Students, including teens, business employees, community residents, and retirees, are attracted by the small classes, professional instructors, ideal location, affordable tuition and flexible course offerings. GCC is hallmarked by its High Tech Complex and sophisticated technology used to enhance student learning.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Arizona College-Glendale
    Private for-profit
    630 students | 2.10 Mi4425 W Olive Avenue Suite 300
    Glendale AZ 85302
    (602)222-9300
    2.10630
  • 628 students | 3.10 Mi6829 N 46th Ave
    Glendale AZ 85301
    (623)934-7273
    3.10628
  • Carrington College-Phoenix
    Private for-profit
    617 students | 4.30 Mi8503 N 27th Ave.
    Phoenix AZ 85051
    (602)393-5900
    4.30617
  • Brookline College-Phoenix
    Private for-profit
    1,468 students | 4.50 Mi2445 W. Dunlap Ave., Ste. 100
    Phoenix AZ 85021
    (602)242-6265
    4.501,468
  • Everest College-Phoenix
    Private for-profit
    4,102 students | 4.50 Mi10400 N. 25th Avenue, Suite 190
    Phoenix AZ 85021
    (602)942-4141
    4.504,102
Did You Know?
For Maricopa County, AZ public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,854 per year for in-state students and $7,638 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,480 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Maricopa County, AZ community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.72, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Maricopa County, AZ is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.