Glen Oaks Community College

Glen Oaks Community College

Glen Oaks Community College, also referred to as GOCC, was established in 1965 on land donated by Nora Hagen. Located in Saint Joseph County in Centreville, Michigan, the campus covers 300 acres. Glen Oaks Community College offers more than 10 associate's degrees as well as several transfer degree options. Students can choose from courses in the fields of allied health and nursing. The college also provides distance learning opportunities.

The athletics department of Glen Oaks Community College fields men's and women's teams in cross country, golf, basketball, baseball, and softball. Nicknamed the Vikings, the teams compete in the MCCAA Western Conference, and the National Junior College Athletic Association. In addition to sports, students are also involved in on-campus clubs and organizations including the Student Government, and the Greek honor society of Phi Theta Kappa.

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Glen Oaks Community College
62249 Shimmel Rd
Centreville , MI 49032-9719

Glen Oaks Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine59EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Business and Management48business management, accounting technology, marketing, business and related services
Liberal Arts47general studies
Engineering Technician21electronics tech, mechanical engineering related tech, drafting
Medical Support and Technology13medical coding, medical assistant
Family and Social Work10child care management, child care provider
Medical Administration7medical transcription, medical secretary
Mechanics and Repair5computer repair, automobile mechanics, mechanic and repair
Production Trades5machinist
Office and Administration4administrative assistant
Medicine2health professions

Number of programs and degrees for Glen Oaks Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years9713
Associate's degree1217
Award of less than 1 academic year33

Glen Oaks Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Glen Oaks Community College had a total enrollment of 1,383 students (948 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 82%
Black 3%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 11%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 18%
18-19 25%
20-21 11%
22-24 10%
25-29 9%
30-34 7%
35-39 6%
40-49 8%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

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

(International Students)1%

Glen Oaks Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 79 %
Part-Time 61 %

Glen Oaks Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Glen Oaks Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,102
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,326
Books and supplies $ 840

Financial Aid:
Glen Oaks Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 226300)

Glen Oaks Community College Faculty

Glen Oaks Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year11$64,9849$58,205
Instructorcalendar year6$49,8265$56,766
All faculty totalcalendar year17$59,63414$57,691

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

Glen Oaks Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports077

Glen Oaks Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Child Care and Support Services Management

Liberal Arts
General Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians, Other

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist

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Glen Oaks Community College Highlights

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What Sets Glen Oaks Community College Apart:

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Salaries of full-time faculty
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Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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% of full-time faculty on tenure track
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% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Glen Oaks Community College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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