Gogebic Community College

  • 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 33:1 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 31%.
  • 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.
Gogebic Community College (MI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs Four or more years
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 34 staff 94 staff
Gogebic Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,112 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has grown by 150% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,112 students 3,355 students
Gogebic Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 33:1 35:1
Gogebic Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 624 students 1,530 students
Gogebic Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 488 students 1,825 students
Gogebic Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Gogebic Community College Enrollment Breakdown MI All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
96 288
Gogebic Community College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
Gogebic Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Gogebic Community College Asian (2010-2015)
% Hispanic
Gogebic Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Gogebic Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Gogebic Community College White (2007-2016)
% Non Resident races
Gogebic Community College Non Resident (2007-2010)
% Unknown races
Gogebic Community College Ethnicity Breakdown MI 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. 0.30 0.50
Gogebic Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Gogebic Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $30,500 $31,100
Gogebic Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $6,918 is more than the state average of $5,292. The in-state tuition has grown by 66% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,817 is more than the state average of $7,087. The out-state tuition has grown by 55% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $6,918 $5,292
Gogebic Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,817 $7,087
Gogebic Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 88% 89%
Gogebic Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $10,250 $13,600
Gogebic Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $4,651 $6,000
Gogebic Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)


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: 2016 (or 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, non-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
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Did You Know?
For Michigan public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,292 per year for in-state students and $7,087 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,848 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Michigan is 76%. 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 0.50, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Henry Ford Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.