Glendale Community College - Arizona.

Glendale Community College - Arizona

Glendale, AZ2 year degree
Out-of-state tuition
Acceptance rate

About Glendale Community College - Arizona

Glendale Community College (GCC) is a public community college in Glendale, Arizona. GCC opened in 1965. Programs include associate degrees, certificate programs, industry-specific training, and university transfer. GCC is a part of the Maricopa County Community College District, one of the largest community college districts in the United States. The main campus is a 147-acre (0.59 km2) site located at 59th and Olive Avenue in Glendale. GCC offers classes in various sites throughout the area. GCC North in Phoenix opened in fall 2000 with 839 students from the northern part of Maricopa County. Financial backing donated by New York Architect Ron Elsensohn allowed for a major expansion of the north campus which unveiled in the fall of 2008. GCC also offers the first two years of general education requirements at the North Valley campus of Northern Arizona University also in Phoenix and select classes at other sites such as Valley Vista High School in Surprise.


  • Offers certificate, and associate degrees
  • 14,609 students
  • 0.11 faculty staff per student

Notable programs at Glendale Community College - Arizona

Fine Arts
Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Fine Arts, Visual and Performing Arts, Environmental Science, Business, Accounting, Marketing, Journalism, and Elementary Education.

Tuition and costs

Out-of-state undergraduate tuition (2017)
In-state undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at Glendale Community College - Arizona was $7,878, while for in-state students it was $2,094. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $4,761.

The average financial aid at Glendale Community College - Arizona is $4,507. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $3,371 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at Glendale Community College - Arizona

Family Income Level

Average Discount

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

41% of undergraduate students at Glendale Community College - Arizona received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at Glendale Community College - Arizona

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,390.

Diversity at Glendale Community College - Arizona

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017