100%

Acceptance Rate

$5,181

Avg.Financial Aid

001208

FAFSA Code

About Grossmont College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

2 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

17,835

Website

www.grossmont.edu/

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

ACCJC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

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

No

Grossmont College is a public community institution located in El Cajon, California. The institute was established in the year 1961 and its name was originated with the silent film actor and producer William J Gross who was enticed by Ed Fletcher to invest the purchase of land, part of which was called Grossmont.

GC serves the very diverse learning community of students from various locations nearby. Grossmont College campus is in 2 locations which include various buildings such as the Griffin center, Student Administrative Services, and many more.

The campus sits in the Fletcher Hills community of El Cajon and is bordered by the cities of San Diego and Santee. In the year 1964, the administrative office was constructed and was moved to a new location. Grossmont is part of the California Community College System.

Grossmont is committed to providing a high-quality learning environment to its students through innovative programs and support services to all students. Some programs offered by the institute are as follows: Liberal Arts and Sciences, Economics, Business Administration, Criminal Justice and corrections, History, Sociology, Mathematics, Physics, Sign Language, and many more.

Grossmont College Accreditation

The university is accredited and recognized by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACCJC/WASC).

Presently, there are 17,835 students enrolled in different programs offered by the institute. They also hold experienced faculties who are always ready to help their students. The student-faculty ratio is 26:1 which means there is one faculty present on every 26 students.

Online Education at Grossmont College

The college provides the facility of online courses with advanced tools and resources to train their non-traditional students. Online courses differ from traditional classes as students need not come to college in person and attend classes.

The college provides several programs across various disciplines. College Online majors include Administration of Justice, Business Administration, Culinary Arts, International Business, Marketing, Management, and several others.

Location & Contact

Address

8800 Grossmont College Dr

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6196447000
Fax: 6196447922
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Rankings

There are various rankings the university holds such as- 

  • 289 in Best Community Colleges in America.

  • 25 in Best Community Colleges in California.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

2020-10-15

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

100%

SAT Range

NOT REQUIRED

ACT Range

NOT REQUIRED

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Considered but not required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

N/A

Grossmont College is not highly selective. The applicants applying for the university have to fulfill certain requirements and follow a procedure to get admitted to the university. The procedure is given below-

Process for admission-

  • Submit an Online Application.

  • Grossmont-Cuyamaca Promise.

  • Complete Online Orientation.

  • Career Exploration.

  • Assessment and Placement.

  • Apply for Financial Aid.

  • Create your Abbreviated Educational Plan.

The application deadline to apply for the university is 15th October 2020. Also, remember that no SAT/ACT scores are required to get into the university.

Grossmont College Admissions Office

Building 10, Student Services & Administration
8800 Grossmont College Dr
El Cajon, CA 92020

Phone
619-644-7186

Fax
619-644-7933

Email
grossmont.admissions@gcccd.edu

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$4,822

Average Annual Cost

$1,334

Books And Supplies

$1,700

Other Fees

$52

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$14,000

The cost of studying at Grossmont College is not that high. Paying for college is not that hard or devastating when it comes to Grossmont.

The fee is affordable and differs depending on the program the student is opting for.

The average annual cost to attend the University is $1,334 while the net price comes to $4,822. In addition to this, the cost for books and supplies and other fees is $1,700 and $52 respectively.

The other costs include room and board, the budget for other expenses is not mentioned above. Students can directly visit the official website for any more information or our tuition page below.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Associate degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

25:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

70%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

48%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

43%

Male Professors

57%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

1,556 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

398 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

243 Graduates

Economics

167 Graduates

Biological and Physical Sciences

144 Graduates

Culinary Arts and Related Services

129 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

77 Graduates

Psychology, General

76 Graduates

Mathematics

61 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

60 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

59 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

55 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

43 Graduates

History

38 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

38 Graduates

Sociology

28 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

27 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

26 Graduates

Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Lan...

26 Graduates

American Sign Language

25 Graduates

Political Science and Government

22 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

18 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

15 Graduates

Physics

15 Graduates

Business Operations Support and Ass...

14 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

14 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

13 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

13 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

12 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

12 Graduates

Chemistry

11 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

11 Graduates

Philosophy

10 Graduates

Computer Programming

9 Graduates

Dance

8 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

7 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

6 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, Other

5 Graduates

Biology, General

5 Graduates

Computer Systems Networking and Tel...

5 Graduates

General Sales, Merchandising and Re...

5 Graduates

East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

4 Graduates

Journalism

4 Graduates

Music

4 Graduates

Computer/Information Technology Adm...

3 Graduates

Data Entry/Microcomputer Applicatio...

3 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

3 Graduates

Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languag...

2 Graduates

Graphic Communications

2 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

1 Graduates

Homeland Security

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

17,835

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

25%

Full-time

35%

Part-time

65%

Students Gender

Male

42%

US National: 44%

Female

58%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

40% White

0% Unknown

6% Black

36% Hispanic

7% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

8% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

2%

Out Of State

93%

In State

5%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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

Median Household Income

$60,424 per year

Campus Life

Housing

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

On Campus Housing Available

No

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

Meal Plan Available

No

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

No

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

Since the campus life of the students assumes an imperative part of their development and advancement, students at GC 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. The college has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. The number of female and male students at the college are 41% and 59%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$24,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$34,000/year

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.

N/A - N/A

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

66%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,181

Students Receiving Federal Grants

44%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,940

Students Receiving State Aid

66%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,928

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

1%

Average Aid Per Year

$665

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$7,970

$30K - $48K

$6,819

$48K - $75K

$4,133

$75K - $110K

$2,873

The college offers financial assistance to all its students in the form of grants, loans, and scholarships.

The department of financial aid in the college works with students and helps them identify the resources available for them to make their education affordable in Grossmont. The institute does not want to affect student's education due to money.

They try to help their students on every point whenever they need it. Students receive average financial aid of $5,181 to support their education. 

A student has to fill in the FAFSA to be eligible for the financial aid programs.

Grossmont College FAFSA code is 001208.

  • Federal aid includes Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), and loans such as William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program, Direct Subsidized Loan, and Direct Unsubsidized Loan. Federal Work-Study option enables students to work and earn money for their education.

  • Grossmont College scholarships include Grossmont College Osher Scholarship, Betty D. Krueger Memorial Scholarship, Dream Center Scholarship, Umoja Scholarship, and many more. 

  • Military aid includes Post - 9/11 GI Bill.

Additionally, a candidate would be receiving monetary assistance in the following forms:

Gift Aid - $5,181

Federal Grant - $4,940

State Aid - $1,928

Institutional Aid - $665

Grossmont College Financial Aid Office

E-mail

Grossmont.FA.Outreach@gcccd.edu

Office Hours
Monday & Tuesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Wednesday & Thursday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Friday CLOSED

For more information, visit the official website for the virtual assistance

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