Chandler-Gilbert Community College

2626 E Pecos Rd
Chandler, AZ 85225-2499
Tel: (480)732-7000
  • Chandler-Gilbert Community College serves students and its diverse communities by providing quality lifelong learning opportunities in a learner-centered environment through effective, accessible educational programs and activities.
School Highlights
  • Chandler-Gilbert Community College serves 14,500 students (29% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 49:1 is higher than the state community college average of 38:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
  • Chandler-Gilbert Community College is one of 27 community colleges within Maricopa County, AZ.
  • The nearest community college is Golf Academy of America-Phoenix (3.80 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 298 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Chandler-Gilbert Community College (AZ) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Public Pivate, for profit
Total Faculty 298 staff 57 staff
Chandler-Gilbert Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 14,500 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 49:1 has increased from 44:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment 14,500 students 5,667 students
Chandler-Gilbert Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 49:1 38:1
Chandler-Gilbert Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 4,236 students 1,082 students
Chandler-Gilbert Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 10,264 students 4,585 students
Chandler-Gilbert Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Chandler-Gilbert Community College Enrollment Breakdown AZ All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
4%
Chandler-Gilbert Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
5%
3%
Chandler-Gilbert Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
18%
27%
Chandler-Gilbert Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
3%
6%
Chandler-Gilbert Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
63%
52%
Chandler-Gilbert Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Chandler-Gilbert Community College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
-
1%
Chandler-Gilbert Community College Non Resident (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
6%
5%
Chandler-Gilbert Community College Ethnicity Breakdown AZ All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.56 0.65
Chandler-Gilbert Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
20%
18%
Chandler-Gilbert Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $45,400 $31,400
Chandler-Gilbert Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,046 is more than the state average of $1,833. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,830 is more than the state average of $7,109. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,046 $1,833
Chandler-Gilbert Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,830 $7,109
Chandler-Gilbert Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 68% 84%
Chandler-Gilbert Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2013)
Median Debt for Graduates $8,000 $9,500
Chandler-Gilbert Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $3,500 $5,022
Chandler-Gilbert Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Chandler-Gilbert Community College is your affordable connection for Associate degree, university transfer, career training programs, and special interest courses. We serve the needs of the southeast valley including Chandler, Gilbert, and Queen Creek with college courses when you need them - mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends - and at 3 convenient locations. The Pecos Campus is a fully comprehensive campus with almost 250,000 square feet of facilities. The first construction phase for CGCC began at the Pecos Campus, and is home to the college Performing Arts Center, Student Center, and Library. The Pecos Campus also features complete general education and university transfer options, healthcare and wellness programs, and much more. The Pecos Campus of CGCC is located on Pecos Road between Cooper and Gilbert Roads in Chandler. CGCC's original campus opened in 1987 and is home to numerous associate degree, university transfer, general studies, occupational, and special interest courses and programs. Chandler-Gilbert Community College (CGCC) is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association.

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Did You Know?
For Maricopa County, AZ public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,831 per year for in-state students and $7,061 for out-of-state students. 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 0.58, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Maricopa County, AZ is Brookline College-Tempe. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.