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Glendale Community College Overview

Glendale Community College is a public institution situated in Glendale, Arizona. Glendale Community College is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

What Is Glendale Community College Known For?

4,709 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Glendale Community College.
  • In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

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Glendale Community College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Glendale Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#13 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#85 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Glendale Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Visual & Performing Arts Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Insurance Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Behavioral Science Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Fine & Studio Arts Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Communication & Journalism (Other) Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Natural Sciences Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Most Popular Physical Sciences Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Most Popular Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#31 Most Popular Business, Management & Marketing Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#44 Most Popular Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Glendale Community College?

Location of Glendale Community College

Contact details for Glendale Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 6000 W Olive Ave, Glendale, AZ 85302
Phone: 623-845-3000
Website: www.gccaz.edu

Since Glendale Community College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Glendale Community College?

10% Take Out Loans
16.2% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Glendale Community College, approximately 10% of students took out student loans averaging $3,004 a year. That adds up to $12,016 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Glendale Community College is 16.2%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Glendale Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

5,458 Full-Time Undergraduates
52% Women
59% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 18,054 undergraduate students at Glendale Community College, with 5,458 being full-time and 12,596 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Glendale Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 5,458 full-time undergraduates at Glendale Community College, 48% are male and 52% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Glendale Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Glendale Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Glendale Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 239
Black or African American 337
Hispanic or Latino 2,332
White 1,941
International Students 98
Other Races/Ethnicities 511

Over 47 countries are represented at Glendale Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, Mexico, and Nigeria.

Online Learning at Glendale Community College

1,321 Took All Classes Online
4,430 Took At Least One Class Online
1.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 4,430 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Glendale Community College has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Glendale Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Glendale Community College was 1.1%. This is the #1,957 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Glendale Community College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Glendale Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 1,398 0 1,398
Fine & Studio Arts 0 12 1,214 1,226
Allied Health Professions 207 23 58 288
General Physical Sciences 0 241 0 241
Natural Sciences 0 0 239 239
Nursing 0 167 0 167
General Business/Commerce 26 17 120 163
Business Administration & Management 40 122 0 162
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 64 18 22 104
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 87 0 10 97
Computer Systems Networking 50 21 3 74
Teacher Education Grade Specific 26 29 9 64
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 45 16 0 61
Fire Protection 51 0 0 51
Health & Physical Education 22 13 13 48
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 18 27 45
Behavioral Science 17 11 10 38
Computer Information Systems 19 18 0 37
Accounting 9 16 0 25
Design & Applied Arts 0 17 5 22
Information Technology 11 6 0 17
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 17 0 17
Mental & Social Health Services 16 0 0 16
Computer Systems Analysis 6 6 3 15
Audiovisual Communications 0 9 5 14
Communication & Journalism (Other) 0 0 13 13
Business Support & Assistant Services 11 0 0 11
Human Resource Management 0 6 0 6
Insurance 4 2 0 6
Computer Software & Applications 1 0 5 6
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 5 0 0 5
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 5 0 5
Entrepreneurial Studies 4 0 0 4
Journalism 3 1 0 4
Natural Resources Conservation 4 0 0 4
Biology & Biotech Lab Technician 0 3 0 3
Data Entry 0 2 0 2
Educational Administration 0 2 0 2
Writing Studies 2 0 0 2
Dance 0 2 0 2
Drama & Theater Arts 0 2 0 2
Ethnic Studies 1 0 0 1
Human Development & Family Studies 1 0 0 1
Arts & Media Management 0 1 0 1
Food Science Technology 0 0 0 0
General Biology 0 0 0 0
Marketing 0 0 0 0
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 0 0
Public Relations & Advertising 0 0 0 0
Graphic Communications 0 0 0 0
Computer Programming 0 0 0 0
Computer Science 0 0 0 0
Literature 0 0 0 0
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 0 0 0 0
History 0 0 0 0
Sustainability Science 0 0 0 0
Astronomy & Astrophysics 0 0 0 0
Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology 0 0 0 0
Chemistry 0 0 0 0
Physics 0 0 0 0
Other Homeland Security 0 0 0 0
General Psychology 0 0 0 0
Anthropology 0 0 0 0
Economics 0 0 0 0
Geography & Cartography 0 0 0 0
Political Science & Government 0 0 0 0
Sociology 0 0 0 0
Social Work 0 0 0 0
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 0 0 0
Music 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 732 2,221 1,756 4,709

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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