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About Glendale Community College (GCCAZ)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private


2 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College




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On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?


The Glendale Community College (GCCAZ) is a public institution which offers 2-year higher educational degree. The college started offering its service from 1965 with 1,974 students in liberal arts but in that following year, the college moved to a permanent 147-acre campus. The college has more than 200 palm trees, so the college made that as their symbol. 

The college’s main mission is to meet the growing need of education facilities within the affordable price range. The college has a cutting-edge vision of student success by providing an innovative, quality learning experience.  

  • The college has a graduation rate of 17%.

  • This GCCAZ is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

Online Education at GCCAZ

Distance education provides opportunities for remote area students as well as international students to attain lifelong education without facing any problems. The college has 100% online education for international students and hybrid system which is the mix of online and traditional on-campus training.   

  • Freshmen for online education will be provided with an online orientation course.

  • The resources given in online education are free shipping of books, online library and few more.

    For info on Tutionand and Fees


Reviews given by students are mentioned below

  • The college maintains its perfect balance in academics as well as other activities.

  • The college has that competitive nature which lets students break their limits.

  • The campus is very clean and neat.

  • The professors are very passionate and inspirational while teaching.

Location & Contact


6000 W Olive Ave


Email: N/A
Phone: 6238453000
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Annual Cost to Attend

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Before applying to GCC, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $23,670. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.


Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Associate degree

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Non-traditional Learning

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Distance Education

Study Abroad


Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

2,246 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

344 Graduates

Natural Sciences

193 Graduates

Physical Sciences

192 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

179 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

174 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

174 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

111 Graduates

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Tech...

96 Graduates

Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursi...

73 Graduates

Computer Systems Networking and Tel...

62 Graduates

Fire Protection

57 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

47 Graduates

Behavioral Sciences

45 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

45 Graduates

Drafting/Design Engineering Technol...

30 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

28 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

20 Graduates

Audiovisual Communications Technolo...

18 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

15 Graduates

Communication, Journalism, and Rela...

13 Graduates

Electrical Engineering Technologies...

10 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

10 Graduates

Computer/Information Technology Adm...

9 Graduates

Mental and Social Health Services a...

8 Graduates

Business Operations Support and Ass...

7 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

7 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

7 Graduates

Computer Systems Analysis

5 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

5 Graduates


4 Graduates

Educational Administration and Supe...

3 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

3 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

3 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

3 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

3 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

2 Graduates

Computer Software and Media Applica...

2 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

2 Graduates

Biology Technician/Biotechnology La...

1 Graduates

Data Entry/Microcomputer Applicatio...

1 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

1 Graduates


Student Body

Undergraduate Students


Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.






Students Gender



US National: 44%



US National: 56%




42% White

4% Unknown

6% Black

38% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

5% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

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Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$60,870 per year

Campus Life


The institution does not provide on-campus housing facilities for students.

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The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

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Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol


Campus Emergency Phones


24-Hour Escort Safety rides


Mobile Campus Emergency Alert


Since the campus life of the students assumes an imperative part of their development and advancement, students at GCC invest a lot of their time learning from the faculty members. Additionally, the students have an incredible breadth to learn and turn into a change-maker. To ensure the safety and security of students, the college has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr escort safety rides. The number of female and male students at the college are 45% and 55%, respectively.

After Graduation

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Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.




Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$47 - 81

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

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and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

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Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

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Average Amount

< $30K


$30K - $48K


$48K - $75K


$75K - $110K


> $110K


Inclusive of the college offering their education at an affordable price but still they want their education to reach globally so in collaboration with the government they are providing financial assistance to those who are in need in the form of scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study.

Those students who are looking for financial aid need to fill Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA).

The Glendale Community College (GCCAZ) FAFSA/Federal School Code is 001076.

Some of the aid programs provided by the college are mentioned below.

  • Federal Aid comprises of Pell Grant, FSEOG, Direct Plus Loan, Direct Graduate PLus, Subsidized Loan, Unsubsidized Loan, and federal work-study.

  • State Aid consists of Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, Chairish Scholarship Program, and few more.

  • The college has athletics scholarships which include Pullins, Acosta, Hanhila, and Pisciotta for eligible candidates.

  • Institutional Aid is Valley Engineering Science Technology Club (VEST), Helping Hands For Single Moms, and STEM Scholarship Program.

  • Military Aid includes the 9/11 bill, DOD, Dr. Phil D. Randolph Scholarship, GCC Veterans Spirit of National Service Scholarship for eligible war vets.

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