GCC Description

Glendale Community College (GCC) in California is a public, two-year institution with an array of academic offerings.

Students can enroll at any of GCC’s campus locations: the Glendale main campus, the Garfield campus, or the Montrose Professional Development Center. They can also take classes online through Blackboard and Moodle.

GCC provides certificates and associate’s degrees in the following types of fields: Animation, Aviation and Transportation, Culinary, Nutrition, Hospitality Management, and Medical Administrative Services. Many courses can be transferred to four-year institutions if students want to pursue a bachelor’s degree.

Here are some of the special academic offerings at GCC:

  • Baja program (for field station experience)
  • BSI (Basic Skills Initiative) collaboration
  • Career and technical programs
  • Continuing education
  • PACE (Program for Adult College Education)
  • Scholars program
  • Study abroad opportunities

Those who are at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or equivalent are invited to apply online for admissions to GCC. All students who are accepted to the school are required to pay an enrollment fee.

Financial aid sources are available to those who are eligible to help supplement the cost of tuition. California residents pay discounted tuition fees.

If you are searching for a large, two-year community college in Southern California, Glendale Community College might be a great fit for you.

Quick Facts about Glendale Community College of California

Region

Southwest

Setting

Mid-size City Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Parking Permit Required

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$1,175

Out-of-State Tuition

$5,430

Retention Rate

75%

Enrollment

16,171

Year Established

1927

GCC Students

Total Students
16,171

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
46%
Part-Time
54%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
21%
African American
2%
Caucasian
52%
Asian
11%
Unknown and Other
13%

International Students

International
4%
Domestic
96%

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