Glendale Community College: Review & Facts

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Glendale Community College is a very large two-year, public school with 19,875 students enrolled. This school was established in 1965 and is one of the 5 schools located in Glendale, Arizona.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
67
Fair
Glendale Community College will give you the option to earn a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Glendale Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 67 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Art, Medical, Medical Assistant, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
64%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Glendale Community College is relatively low at 64% (close to Arizona average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
22 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Glendale Community College is very low: 20%. About 14% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Glendale Community College is reasonable - 22:1. Learn more details regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,900
Low
Average tuition price is low - $7,800 per year. The additional fees at Glendale Community College not covered by tuition are about $100; which comes to $7,900 a year.

Read the details about Glendale Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Glendale Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (623) 845-3000 or check Glendale Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B-
Dicey
Glendale Community College offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Glendale Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

ROTC
Available
Yes
At present there is no on-campus housing at Glendale Community College.

Air Force ROTC programs are available at Glendale Community College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Glendale Community College appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Glendale Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Glendale Community College, 6000 W Olive Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85302, USA
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