Guam Community College

  • Guam Community College is a public, open access secondary and post-secondary institution. We serve the diverse communities of Guam as a regional focal point for Micronesia within the Asia-Pacific Rim. We provide education and vocational training that is premised on lifelong learning. GCC is committed to providing quality learning opportunities in occupational, vocational-technical, technological, academic and continuing education reflective of our community and industry needs.

School Highlights

Guam Community College serves 2,082 students (45% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is same as the state community college average of 31:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Asian), which is equal to the state average of 98%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Guam Community College(GU) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty67 staff67 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Guam Community College has declined by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The Guam Community College diversity score of 0.55 is equal to the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,082 students2,082 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio31:131:1
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# Full-Time Students935 students935 students
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# Part-Time Students1,147 students1,147 students
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% Asian
42%
42%
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% Hispanic
1%
1%
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% Black
1%
1%
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% White
2%
2%
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% Hawaiian
52%
52%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
1%
1%
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Diversity Score0.550.55
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College Completion Rate
18%
18%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,000$25,000
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $3,414 is equal to the state average of $3,414. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,614 is equal to the state average of $4,614. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,414$3,414
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,614$4,614
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid75%75%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Guam Community College is a multifaceted public vocational educational institution, created by Public Law 14-77 in 1977. It has operated secondary and post-secondary vocational programs, adult and continuing education, community education, and short-term, specialized training. These programs have been delivered both on and off-campus, in satellite programs, and on-site at businesses as needed. The College's present campus includes 25 main buildings on a 22-acre site. These buildings include concrete or partial-concrete structures, pre-engineered metal buildings, and temporary wooden structures. Standard classroom facilities are housed in both permanent concrete and temporary wooden structures. Metal buildings are used primarily for vocational shop facilities. Special facilities are provided for most occupational programs. Shop spaces are provided for Auto Mechanics and Auto Body programs. Special laboratories are used for instruction in the Allied Health, Computer Science, Office Administration, Electronics Engineering Technology, Civil and Architectural Engineering Technology, and the Hospitality/Tourism programs. The Achievement Resource Center provides developmental instruction in mathematics and language arts. The College offers over 50 courses of study that are job related, including preparation for a wide range of occupations requiring less than a bachelor's degree. The College also offers courses of study to prepare students for transfer to four-year colleges and universities with advanced standing in professional and technical degree programs. Also offered are a variety of community service and special programs, including but not limited to, English-as-a-Second Language, Adult Basic Education, General Education Development preparation and testing, and an Adult High School Diploma program. Guam Community College is a member of the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, the Pacific Post-Secondary Education Council and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
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Did You Know?
Guam community colleges have a diversity score of 0.55, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Guam is Guam Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.