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! Where else can you fish the Lake Superior shores in the morning and hit the slopes by noon?
School Highlights
  • Gogebic Community College serves 1,047 students (49% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American and Asian), 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 to Gogebic Community College is Baker College of Jackson (5.5 miles away).

Top Placements

Gogebic Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Gogebic Community College(MI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty34 staff100 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Gogebic Community College has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has decreased from 33:1 over five years.
  • The Gogebic Community College diversity score of 1.00 is more than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has grown by 203% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,047 students3,505 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio31:135:1
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# Full-Time Students510 students1,591 students
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# Part-Time Students477 students1,914 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-288
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% American Indian/Alaskan
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1%
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% Asian
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2%
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% Hispanic
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3%
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% Black
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14%
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% White
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69%
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% Non Resident races
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1%
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Diversity Score1.000.50
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College Completion Rate
34%
14%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,500$30,600
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $7,474 is more than the state average of $5,223. The in-state tuition has grown by 80% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $8,373 is more than the state average of $7,110. The out-state tuition has grown by 66% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$7,474$5,223
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,373$7,110
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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 Aid88%88%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,250$12,011
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,651$5,500
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Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Softball, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Softball, Volleyball,

Extracurriculars

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

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Intramural Athletics
Source: 2016 (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 on campus and contains a gymnasium, 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 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!

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Nearby Schools

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    Jackson MI  49202
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    (734)973-3543
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Did You Know?
For Michigan public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,223 per year for in-state students and $7,110 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,115 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Michigan is 71%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Michigan community colleges have a diversity score of 0.50, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Henry Ford Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.