Gogebic Community College

1,112 students
Public institution
GCC's state of the art campus on beautiful Mt. Zion sets the stage for mind clearing and big thinking. For over 80 years, we have been the small campus with the big commitment to your rewarding future! Where else can you fish the Lake Superior shores in the morning and hit the slopes by noon?
School Highlights
Gogebic Community College serves 1,112 students (56% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority American and Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
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 46% over five years.
College Gogebic Community College (MI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 34 staff 94 staff

Student Body

The student population of 1,112 has declined by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has grown by 120% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,112 students 3,372 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 15:1 35:1
# Full-Time Students 624 students 1,530 students
# Part-Time Students 488 students 1,825 students
Total Dormitory Capacity 96 288
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Unknown races
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. 0.33 0.48

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,088 is equal to the state average of $5,088. The in-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,049 is less than the state average of $6,835. The out-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,088 $5,088
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,049 $6,835
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 88% 89%


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: 2014 (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
    1,937 students | 5.50 Mi2800 Springport Rd
    Jackson MI 49202
  • 5,487 students | 13.30 Mi2111 Emmons Rd
    Jackson MI 49201
  • 16,031 students | 27.20 Mi419 N Capitol Ave
    Lansing MI 48901
  • 5,929 students | 38.80 Mi450 North Ave
    Battle Creek MI 49017
  • 12,295 students | 39.40 Mi4800 E Huron River Dr
    Ann Arbor MI 48105
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 73%. 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 0.48, which is lower than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Henry Ford Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.