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Glendale Community College is a community college located in Glendale, California. It was originally founded as Glendale Junior College in the year 1965. The GCC campus is located on the slopes of the San Rafael Hills overlooking the valleys in the Glendale area. It consists of more than 10 buildings, spread across an area of 100 acres. GCC is a diverse college of more than 15, 000 students enrolled in credit courses, and over 7, 000 more enrolled in non-credit courses. The college offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in several fields of study. Some of the notable alumni of GCC include Mark Caguioa, actor Glenn Corbett, actress Angie Dickinson and two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Cathy Ferguson.

Profile of Glendale Community CollegeGlendale Community College is located in Glendale, AZ (a large suburb). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by Glendale Community College is the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in art studies.

Glendale Community College Selectivity

Glendale Community College is an open-admission school.

The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

Glendale Community College had 18, 444 enrolled students in 2007.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"The mission of Glendale Community College (GCC) is to address the higher education needs of its community. Through its diverse programs and services, GCC assists students in meeting their educational goals. We fulfill this mission as an institution of higher education by preparing students: To participate responsibly in a culturally diverse, technological and global society. For successful transfer to colleges and universities. For employment and advancement within their chosen careers. "

Glendale Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Art Studies817art studies, visual and performing arts
Liberal Arts644liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine597EMT paramedic, licensed practical nurse, registered nursing, nursing assistant
Security and Law Enforcement162fire-fighting, criminal justice and police, criminal justice and safety
Mechanics and Repair133automobile mechanics, computer repair
Business and Management124business, accounting, entrepreneurship, MIS, business management, accounting technology, marketing
Education and Teaching108elementary school teaching, early childhood education, health teaching, Education
Science67physical sciences, biotechnology
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy64exercise science
Computer Science and Engineering37computer networking, computer and info science, computer services management, database administration, systems analyst, computer support, network management
Therapy and Counselling34psychology, mental and social health services
Family and Social Work24human development and family studies, social work, child care management, food and nutrition
Engineering Technician21architectural drafting, electronics tech, drafting and design tech, computer engineering tech
Transportation14truck and bus driver
Photography and Commercial Art13commercial art
Music13music, music management
office and Administration4administrative assistant, office management, office data entry
Media4radio and TV tech
Design2interior design
Landscaping and Horticulture2applied horticulture, landscaping
Fine Arts1fine arts
Real Estate and Construction Management0real estate
Contact: Glendale Community CollegeGlendale Community College

6000 W Olive Ave

Glendale, AZ 85302

General Phone: (623) 845-3000

http://www.gc. maricopa.edu

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