Garden City Community College

Garden City Community College

Garden City Community College, also known as GCCC, was established in 1919. It is located in Garden City, Kansas. The campus consists of 14 buildings which are spread across an area of more than 60 acres. The college is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • Business & Information Systems Division
  • Fine Arts Division
  • Health, PE & Recreation Division
  • Learning Services Division
  • Mathematics Division
  • Science Division
  • Social Science Division
  • Technical Education Division

Garden City Community College's athletics department fields more than 15 men's and women's sports teams. They compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). The teams are nicknamed the Broncbusters, and they participate in sports like basketball, baseball, cross country, and football.

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Garden City Community College
801 Campus Dr
Garden City , KS 67846-6333
General Phone: (620) 276-7611

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Garden City Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts39English, general studies, humanities, liberal arts and humanities, social services
Nursing and Emergency Medicine38EMT ambulance attendant, EMT paramedic, pre-nursing, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant, various nursing, health aide, home health aide, ...
Education and Teaching28education
Business and Management25business, retail
Agricultural Science and Management17agricultural machine tech, agricultural production, food processing
Security and Law Enforcement14criminal justice and police, fire-fighting
Beauty and Cosmetology13cosmetology, manicurist
Medicine12pre-med, pre-veterinary
Science8biology, wildlife biology, physical sciences
Computer Science and Engineering7computer and info science, computer networking
Therapy and Counseling7psychology, substance abuse counseling
Media5communication studies
Family and Social Work4family and consumer science, social work
Art Studies3visual and performing arts
Architecture and Planning2architectural services
Office and Administration1administrative assistant
Mechanics and Repair1automobile mechanics
Engineering Technician1manufacturing tech, drafting
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy0health and fitness
Production Trades0welding
Medical Support and Technology0health service and sciences, pre-pharmacy

Number of programs and degrees for Garden City Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree20543
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years264
Award of less than 1 academic year010

Garden City Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Garden City Community College had a total enrollment of 1,996 students (1,364 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 66%
Black 5%
Hispanic 22%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 4%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 27%
20-21 27%
22-24 11%
25-29 8%
30-34 5%
35-39 3%
40-49 8%
50-64 5%
65+ 2%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)2%
South Carolina1%
New Mexico1%

Garden City Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 58 %
Part-Time 33 %

Garden City Community College Room and Board (2007)

Garden City Community College offers campus housing for 304 of its 1,364 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Garden City, Kansas for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Kansas Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Garden City Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,984
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 2,752
Room and board $ 4,725
Room charge $ 2,425
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,300
Books and supplies $ 790
Other expenses $ 3,535

Financial Aid:
Garden City Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 191900)

Garden City Community College Faculty

Garden City Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track99

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year36$47,08035$44,954
All faculty totalacademic year36$47,08035$44,954

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Garden City Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports445094

Garden City Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/Machine Technology
Agricultural Production Operations, General
Agricultural and Food Products Processing

Architecture And Planning
Architecture and Related Services, Other

Art Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General
Retailing and Retail Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Education And Teaching
Education, General

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Manufacturing Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Social Work

Pre-Law Studies

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Social Sciences, General

Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Support And Technology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Pre-Pharmacy Studies

Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance)
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Health Aide
Health Aides/Attendants/Orderlies, Other
Home Health Aide/Home Attendant
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Medication Aide
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Pre-Nursing Studies

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Physical Sciences
Wildlife Biology

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
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checked Student employment services
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checked Remedial classes for students
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