Gogebic Community College

Tel: (906)932-4231
1,122 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
Gogebic Community College serves 1,122 students (58.73% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Gogebic Community College is the only community colleges within Gogebic County, MI.
The nearest community college is Baker College of Jackson (5.50 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 48% over five years.
College Gogebic Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 34 staff
61 staff
Gogebic Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,122 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 49% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,122 students 1,296 students
Gogebic Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
Gogebic Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 659 students
810 students
Gogebic Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 463 students
1,036 students
Gogebic Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Gogebic Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Gogebic Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Gogebic Community College Asian (2009-2013)
% Hispanic
Gogebic Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Gogebic Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Gogebic Community College White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
Gogebic Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
Gogebic Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.12 0.53
Gogebic Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,292 is less than the state average of $5,650. The in-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,253 is less than the state average of $10,201. The out-state tuition has grown by 24% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,292 $5,694
Gogebic Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,253 $10,252
Gogebic Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 96 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 88%
Gogebic Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, VolleyballBasketball, Cross Country,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. ADAPT, Chieftain, Intramural Athletics, Phi Theta Kappa, Religious Christian Groups, Society of Woodsmen, Student Senate ADAPT, Chieftain, Student Senate, Intramural Athletics,
Phi Theta Kappa,
Religious Christian Groups,
Society of Woodsmen,
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Gogebic Community College was founded in 1932. It is a public, 2 year community college. Gogebic Community College is situated at the corner of Jackson Road and Greenbush Street on the southeast slope of Mt. Zion. The principal classroom buildings are the Rutger Erickson Academic Building, the Carl Kleimola Technical Center, and the Jacob Solin Center for Business Education. The three buildings are connected by walkways on two floors and surround a courtyard. In addition to classrooms, laboratories, and faculty offices, each building houses facilities and services for instructional support and student activities. A fourth building, the David G. Lindquist Student and Conference Center, is a focal point for student activities on campus and contains a gymnasium, swimming pool, walking track, weight rooms, lounges, snack bar, and more. We offer excellent academic programs that transfer to baccalaureate institutions, career training programs, courses that will stimulate your imagination and personal growth. Whether you are making the initial transition to higher learning or coming back for continuing educational development, the college is focused on furthering your success. The college is accreditated by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Campus Suites Student Housing is located adjacent to the Lindquist Student and Conference Center and provides an opportunity for students to live on campus while attending GCC. Mt. Zion Winter Recreation Area is located on campus. GCC students with 6 credits or more ski free!

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Baker College of Jackson
    Private not-for-profit
    2,275 students | 5.50 Mi2800 Springport Rd
    Jackson, MI 49202
  • 5,039 students | 13.30 Mi2111 Emmons Rd
    Jackson, MI 49201
  • 17,562 students | 27.20 Mi419 N Capitol Ave
    Lansing, MI 48901
  • 4,986 students | 38.80 Mi450 North Ave
    Battle Creek, MI 49017
  • 12,327 students | 39.40 Mi4800 E Huron River Dr
    Ann Arbor, MI 48105
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Did You Know?
For Michigan public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,508 per year for in-state students and $5,995 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,883 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Michigan is 84%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Michigan 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 0.53, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Michigan is . Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.