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Glendale Community College Glendale

Founded in 1965, Glendale Community College is a community college located in Glendale, Arizona. GCC is a part of the Maricopa County Community College District, the largest community college district in the U. S. The main campus of GCC is spread across an area of 147 acres. GCC offers several associate degrees, certificate programs, industry-specific trainings and university transfers. The college enrolls more than 25,000 students per year.

GCC is home to multiple national, regional, and conference championship teams, All-American athletes and Hall of Fame coaches. GCC has produced more than 5 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national championship teams.

The Voice is the student-produced newspaper of GCC.

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Glendale Community College
1500 N Verdugo Rd
Glendale , CA 91208-2894
General Phone: (818) 240-1000

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Glendale Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts370foreign language and literature, French language, Spanish language, English, speech and rhetoric, liberal arts and sciences, humanities, social services
Business and Management136business, business management, accounting, small business management, banking, international business, taxation, insurance, sales and marketing, ...
Nursing and Emergency Medicine109EMT paramedic, registered nursing
Office and Administration99administrative assistant
Medicine32medical preparatory
Family and Social Work32foodservice management, child development
Transportation29commercial pilot and flight crew, aviation operations, airline flight attendant
Media24mass communication, journalism, radio and television, public relations, desktop publishing and imaging, animation and special effects
Hospitality17hospitality management
Architecture and Planning16architectural tech
Therapy and Counseling15substance abuse counseling
Cooking and Culinary Arts13culinary arts
Real Estate and Construction Management13real estate
Art Studies13art studies
Security and Law Enforcement11criminal justice and police, fire-fighting
Medical Administration9medical secretary
Medical Support and Technology7medical assistant
Production Trades6machinist, welding
Photography and Commercial Art5commercial art, photography
Computer Science and Engineering5information technology, computer programming, computer science, computer graphics, system administration, webmastering
Mechanics and Repair5electrical installation and repair, computer repair, aircraft maintenance, aircraft powerplant tech
Engineering Technician5manufacturing tech, drafting, electrical drafting
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy4parks and recreation studies, health and physical education, sports and fitness management
Fine Arts4ceramics
Drama and Performing Arts2dance, drama
Science1biology, physical sciences
Design1fashion design
Law0legal secretary

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year19524
Associate's degree64863
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years157
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years14118

Glendale Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Glendale Community College had a total enrollment of 16,827 students (10,615 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 51%
Black 3%
Hispanic 24%
Asian 15%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 5%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 22%
20-21 16%
22-24 13%
25-29 11%
30-34 6%
35-39 5%
40-49 8%
50-64 4%
65+ 10%

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

State unknown28%

Glendale Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 75 %
Part-Time 43 %

Glendale Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Glendale, California for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other California 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 $ 547
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,891
Books and supplies $ 1,566

Financial Aid:
Glendale Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 120300)

Glendale Community College Faculty

Glendale Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track3043
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1418

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year137$76,229148$71,710
All faculty totalacademic year137$76,229148$71,710

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

Glendale Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Architecture And Planning
Architectural Technology/Technician

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Retailing and Retail Operations
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Small Business Administration/Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Graphics
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Science
Information Technology
System Administration/Administrator
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General

Fashion/Apparel Design

Drama And Performing Arts
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronics Drafting and Electrical/Elect CAD/CADD
Manufacturing Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Development
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management

Fine Arts
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
French Language and Literature
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech and Rhetorical Studies

Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General

Animation, Interactive Tech, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
Public Relations/Image Management
Radio and Television

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other

Music, General

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

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Physical Sciences

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

Therapy And Counseling
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

Airline Flight Attendant
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations

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