Glendale Community College of California (GCC)

Glendale, CA

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Glendale Community College of California

Glendale Community College of California Student Essentials

Glendale Community College of California Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Mid-size City Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.glendale.edu
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

About GCC

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.

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GCC Map & Location

Glendale Community College of California
1500 North Verdugo Road
Glendale, CA 91208


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Getting Around GCC

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

6/10
walk

Transit

Minimal transit. This area doesn't have the greatest public transportation access.

4/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Glendale, CA

Winter
Dec
67
47
Jan
68
48
Feb
70
49
Spring
Mar
72
50
Apr
76
53
May
79
57
Summer
Jun
84
60
Jul
89
64
Aug
91
65
Fall
Sep
89
63
Oct
82
58
Nov
74
51

GCC Students

Total Students 16,171

Ethnic Diversity:

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

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 46%
Part-Time 54%
International 4%
Domestic 96%

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Glendale Community College of California

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