Gogebic Community College

Tel: 9069324231
1,455 students
Public institution

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School Highlights:
Gogebic Community College serves 1,455 students (60% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is more than the state average of 23%.
Gogebic Community College is the only community colleges within Gogebic County, MI.
The nearest community college is Baker College of Jackson (5.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Gogebic Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 1,455 teachers has grown by 50% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 49% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,455 students
1,287 students
Gogebic Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
872 students
832 students
Gogebic Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 583 students
1,021 students
Gogebic Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Gogebic Community College sch enrollment Gogebic Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Gogebic Community College Asian (2010-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Gogebic Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
1%
12%
Gogebic Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
94%
66%
Gogebic Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Gogebic Community College sch ethnicity Gogebic Community College 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. 0.12 0.45
Gogebic Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,088 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 29% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,049 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,088 $5,890
Gogebic Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,049 $10,050
Gogebic Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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 Liberal Arts Center, 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 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 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!

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