Greenfield Community College

Greenfield Community College

Greenfield Community College, also known as GCC, was established in 1962. It is a two-year community college located in Greenfield, Massachusetts. GCC's recent enrollments have been more than 3,000 students every year. The college is a part of the Massachusetts higher education system.

A large number of degrees and certificate programs are offered to the students of Greenfield Community College. The college is particularly well known for its art program. The college is separated into following academic divisions:

  • Division of Behavioral Sciences
  • Division of Health Occupations
  • Division of Humanities
  • Division of Math, Science, Business & Information Technology

Students of Greenfield Community College participate in various clubs and organizations. Among them are the Student Association, and the Student Senate. There are also a number of athletics clubs in GCC.

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Contacting Greenfield Community College

Greenfield Community College
One College Dr
Greenfield , MA 01301-9739
General Phone: (413) 775-1000

Greenfield Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts137liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine67EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Business and Management43business, business management, accounting technology, MIS, sales and marketing
Security and Law Enforcement23criminal justice and police, fire protection tech
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy17parks and recreation management, occupational therapist assistant
Photography and Commercial Art15commercial art, film and photography
Therapy and Counseling14community health services, massage therapy
Fine Arts10fine arts
Education and Teaching9early childhood education, teacher aide
Engineering7engineering science
Computer Science and Engineering5computer support
Office and Administration4data entry, administrative assistant
Design2design and visual communication
Conservation and Resource Management0conservation
Engineering Technician0drafting

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year269
Associate's degree28016
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years474

Greenfield Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Greenfield Community College had a total enrollment of 2,236 students (1,344 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 84%
Black 3%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 3%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 8%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 25%
20-21 16%
22-24 15%
25-29 13%
30-34 8%
35-39 7%
40-49 9%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

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

New Hampshire1%
(International Students)1%

Greenfield Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 56 %
Part-Time 40 %

Greenfield Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,734
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 9,854
Books and supplies $ 1,090

Financial Aid:
Greenfield Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 216900)

Greenfield Community College Faculty

Greenfield Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1012
Non-tenured and not on tenure track03

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year10$66,54717$59,005
Associate professoracademic year6$53,8056$51,381
Assistant professoracademic year6$50,0106$49,313
Instructoracademic year0*7$47,986
All faculty totalacademic year22$58,56236$53,976

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

Greenfield Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Management Information Systems, General
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other

Conservation And Resource Management
Natural Resources/Conservation, General

Design and Visual Communications, General

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering Science

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

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

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician

Therapy And Counseling
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage

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Greenfield Community College Highlights

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What Sets Greenfield Community College Apart:

% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Greenfield Community College % of full-time faculty on tenure track
% of degrees in photography and commercial art
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 13%Greenfield Community College % of degrees in photography and commercial art
% of degrees in fine arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Greenfield Community College % of degrees in fine arts
% of degrees in liberal arts
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 19%Greenfield Community College % of degrees in liberal arts
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%Greenfield Community College Salaries of full-time faculty
% of degrees in business and management
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 20%Greenfield Community College % of degrees in business and management

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 Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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