Glendale Community College (Glendale - 85302)

Tel: (623)845-3000
21,361 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 21,361 students (34% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 40%.
Glendale Community College (Glendale - 85302) is one of 34 community colleges within Maricopa County, AZ.
The nearest community college is Arizona College of Allied Health (2.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Glendale Community College (Glendale - 85302) 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 Public

Student Body

The student population of 21,361 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has increased from 33:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment
21,361 students
1,287 students
Glendale Community College (Glendale - 85302) Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
7,342 students
832 students
Glendale Community College (Glendale - 85302) Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 14,019 students
1,021 students
Glendale Community College (Glendale - 85302) Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Glendale Community College (Glendale - 85302) sch enrollment Glendale Community College (Glendale - 85302) sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
4%
2%
Glendale Community College (Glendale - 85302) Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
23%
7%
Glendale Community College (Glendale - 85302) Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
5%
12%
Glendale Community College (Glendale - 85302) Black (2006-2012)
% White
66%
66%
Glendale Community College (Glendale - 85302) White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Glendale Community College (Glendale - 85302) More (2010-2012)
Glendale Community College (Glendale - 85302) sch ethnicity Glendale Community College (Glendale - 85302) sta ethnicity
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. 0.51 0.45
Glendale Community College (Glendale - 85302) Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,854 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,638 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,854 $5,845
Glendale Community College (Glendale - 85302) In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,638 $10,047
Glendale Community College (Glendale - 85302) Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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:

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  • Phoenix Everest College Phoenix
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  • Phoenix ITT Technical Institute-Phoenix
    Public
    10220 North 25th Ave, Ste 100
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Did You Know?
For Maricopa County, AZ public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,361 per year for in-state students and $9,181 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,871 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Maricopa County, AZ is 91%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

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 0.63, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Maricopa County, AZ is International institute of the americas. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.