• 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 15,585 students (28% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the state community college average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 15,585 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,275
  • Out-state tuition: $4,890
  • Student:teacher ratio: 27:1
  • Minority enrollment: 48%
  • Source: Verified school update

School News

Top Rankings

Chandler-Gilbert Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 583 teachers has grown by 117% over five years.
Chandler-Gilbert Community College
(AZ) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
583 staff
296 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Chandler-Gilbert Community College has grown by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has decreased from 48:1 over five years.
The Chandler-Gilbert Community College diversity score of 0.65 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
15,585 students
5,742 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
27:1
16:1
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# Full-Time Students
4,353 students
1,477 students
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# Part-Time Students
11,232 students
4,265 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
793 students
354 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
4,353 students
1,557 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
4 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
11,232 students
4,265 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
10 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
1,244 students
250 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
4%
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% Asian
6%
3%
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% Hispanic
26%
36%
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% Black
4%
5%
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% White
52%
43%
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% Two or more races
5%
4%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.65
0.68
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
8.17%
3.35%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
3.28%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$45,400
$32,100
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $1,275 is less than the state average of $2,345. The in-state tuition has declined by 39% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,890 is less than the state average of $7,438. The out-state tuition has declined by 37% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$1,275
$2,345
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$4,890
$7,438
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Tuition Notes
Cost based on 15 credit hours for in-county residents and out-of-state residents. See www.cgc.edu for full information.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
57%
77%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$6,315
$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$3,500
$4,750
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
100%

Sports

Total Sports Offered
8 sports
Sports
Ballet, Baseball, Basketball, Dance, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
36 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Art Club, Asian Pacific Islander Club, Associated Students of Chandler-Gilbert Community College, Black Student Union, CGCC Coding Club, Christian Challenge, Collegiate DECA, Educators Rising, Engineering Club, eSports Club, Hands Enriching Lives Program, Humanitarian Environmental Action Team, Indigenous Americans Student Organization, Intercultural Exchange Club, LatinX Student Organization, Male Empowerment Network, One Voice, Phi Theta Kappa, Pre-Health Professional Club, Psi Beta Chapter, Psychology Club, Research Experiences for Undergraduates Club, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, Society of Women Engineers, Space & Earth Explorers Club, Student Veterans Organization, Women Rising

Arts and Music Programs:
Ceramics, Dance, Digital Arts, Drawing and Painting, Fine Arts, Music, Musical Theatre, Photography, Theatre
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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.
Profile last updated: 07/28/2022

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Chandler-Gilbert Community College cost?

Chandler-Gilbert Community College's tuition is approximately $1,275 for In-State students and $4,890 for Out-State students.

What sports does Chandler-Gilbert Community College offer?

Chandler-Gilbert Community College offers 8 interscholastic sports: Ballet, Baseball, Basketball, Dance, Golf, Soccer, Softball and Volleyball.

What is Chandler-Gilbert Community College's ranking?

Chandler-Gilbert Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Arizona for: Least expensive tuition, Largest student body, Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation) and Least debt for graduating students.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 15,585 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,275
  • Out-state tuition: $4,890
  • Student:teacher ratio: 27:1
  • Minority enrollment: 48%
  • Source: Verified school update

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Maricopa County, AZ community colleges have a diversity score of 0.61, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Maricopa County, AZ is Brookline College-Tempe. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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