Glendale Community College

Glendale Community College

Glendale Community College is a community college located in Glendale, California. It was originally founded as Glendale Junior College in the year 1965. The GCC campus is located on the slopes of the San Rafael Hills overlooking the valleys in the Glendale area. It consists of more than 10 buildings, spread across an area of 100 acres.

GCC is a diverse college of more than 15,000 students enrolled in credit courses, and over 7,000 more enrolled in non-credit courses. The college offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in several fields of study.

Some of the notable alumni of GCC include Mark Caguioa, actor Glenn Corbett, actress Angie Dickinson and two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Cathy Ferguson.

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Glendale Community College
6000 W Olive Ave
Glendale , AZ 85302
General Phone: (623) 845-3000

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Glendale Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts512liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine511EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Art Studies420visual and performing arts, art studies
Mechanics and Repair172computer repair, automobile mechanics
Security and Law Enforcement168criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police, fire-fighting
Science166biotechnology, natural sciences, physical sciences
Business and Management143business, business management, operations management, accounting, accounting technology, entrepreneurship, international business, MIS, marketing, ...
Education and Teaching102education, elementary school teaching, early childhood education, health teaching, education courses
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy54exercise science
Therapy and Counseling44behavioral sciences, psychology, mental and social health services
Computer Science and Engineering28computer and info science, computer programming, computer applications programming, systems analyst, database administration, computer networking, system administration, network management, computer services management, ...
Design21interior design, graphic design
Engineering Technician21electronics tech, computer engineering tech, architectural drafting, drafting and design tech
Family and Social Work16food and nutrition, child care management, human development and family studies, social work
Music13music, music management
Transportation12truck and bus driver
Photography and Commercial Art6commercial art
Fine Arts5fine arts
Media2public relations, radio and TV tech
Real Estate and Construction Management1real estate
Office and Administration1data entry, office management, administrative assistant, receptionist, office data entry
Agricultural Science and Management0agricultural supply, agricultural production
Landscaping and Horticulture0applied horticulture, landscaping, plant nursery

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree1,06357
Award of less than 1 academic year62736
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years72821
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years01

Glendale Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Glendale Community College had a total enrollment of 18,444 students (10,023 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 58%
Black 7%
Hispanic 22%
Asian 5%
American Indian 2%
Unknown 5%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 7%
18-19 26%
20-21 17%
22-24 12%
25-29 12%
30-34 7%
35-39 5%
40-49 7%
50-64 5%
65+ 1%

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

(International Students)4%
State unknown1%

Glendale Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 59 %
Part-Time 43 %

Glendale Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Glendale Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,734
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,894
Books and supplies $ 1,120

Financial Aid:
Glendale Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 107600)

Glendale Community College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year135$77,981144$75,571
All faculty totalacademic year135$77,981144$75,571

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

Glendale Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports4812

Glendale Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Production Operations, General
Agricultural/Farm Supplies Retailing and Wholesaling

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Operations Management and Supervision

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer/Info Tech Services Administration & Management, Other
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
System Administration/Administrator
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager

Graphic Design
Interior Design

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Education, Other
Elementary Education and Teaching
Health Teacher Education

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other
Social Work

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
Plant Nursery Operations and Management

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician

Public Relations/Image Management
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Music Management and Merchandising
Music, General

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

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Kinesiology and Exercise Science

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General
Office Management and Supervision

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Natural Sciences
Physical Sciences

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

Therapy And Counseling
Behavioral Sciences
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
Psychology, General

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
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 Has ROTC (air force)
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