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 85 years, we have been the small campus with the big commitment to your rewarding future offering over 55 associate degree and certificate programs! We also offer on campus housing, athletics, and one to one student support services. Where else can you fish the Lake Superior shores in the morning and hit the slopes by noon?

School Highlights

Gogebic Community College serves 945 students (52% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 33%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 99 teachers has grown by 54% over five years.
Gogebic Community College(MI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High TraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty99 staff224 staff
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School CalendarLink to School Calendar

Student Body

The student population of Gogebic Community College has declined by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 33:1 over five years.
The Gogebic Community College diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment945 students3,456 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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# Full-Time Students488 students1,325 students
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# Part-Time Students457 students2,131 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
96186
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
-
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
2%
5%
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% Black
2%
14%
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% White
88%
67%
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% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Non Resident races
-
1%
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% Unknown races
2%
7%
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Diversity Score0.220.52
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College Completion Rate
29%
19%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,500$30,700
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $7,653 is more than the state average of $4,914. The in-state tuition has grown by 29% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,552 is more than the state average of $6,836. The out-state tuition has grown by 25% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$7,653$4,914
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,552$6,836
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Tuition NotesTuition/fees can vary depending on your residency. Please check with our admissions office at (906) 307-1207 or email admissions@gogebic.edu
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid87%87%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,000$11,637
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
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Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Softball, VolleyballBasketball, Softball,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
ADAPT, Phi Theta Kappa, Religious Christian Groups, Student Senate

Recreational Athletic Programs:
eSports, Intramural Athletics
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Gogebic Community College was founded in 1932 and is a public, 2 year community college. It 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 and athletics on campus and contains a gymnasium, walking track, weight rooms, lounges, Courtside Cafe 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 Higher Learning Commission (HLC). 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

The nearest community college to Gogebic Community College is Nicolet College (69.8 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 1,849 students | 69.80 Mi5364 College Drive
    Rhinelander, WI 54501
    (715) 365-4410
    69.801,849
  • Finlandia University
    Private not-for-profit
    414 students | 87.00 Mi601 Quincy St
    Hancock, MI 49930
    (906) 482-5300
    87.00414
  • 5,230 students | 96.20 Mi2101 Trinity Rd
    Duluth, MN 55811
    (800) 432-2884
    96.205,230
  • 2,966 students | 97.90 Mi505 Pine Ridge Drive
    Shell Lake, WI 54871
    (715) 468-2815
    97.902,966
  • 6,177 students | 106.20 Mi1000 Campus Dr
    Wausau, WI 54401
    (715) 675-3331
    106.206,177
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The average community college acceptance rate in Michigan is 89%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Michigan community colleges have a diversity score of 0.52, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Finlandia University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.