Glendale Community College, Arizona

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

6000 West Olive Avenue

Glendale, AZ 85302

(623) 845-3333

Fax: (623) 845-3060

Contact: Mary Blackwell

Dean, Enrollment Services
Main Address

6000 West Olive Avenue

Glendale, AZ 85302

(623) 845-3000

Total undergrads: 18,443

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,792


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for nursing, basic emergency medical technology, General Motors and Ford automotive programs, international students.

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art A,C
Graphic Design A
Interior Design C
Music – General A,C
Music Management/Merchandising A,C

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biotechnology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting Technology A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A
Entrepreneurial Studies C
Information Processing/Data Entry C
Marketing Management A,C
Office Management C
Real Estate A

Communications & Journalism

Communication competence in the workplace C
Communication kkills for non-native English speakers C
Journalism C
Oral communication fluency for non-native English speakers C
Public Relations A

Communications Technologies

Radio/Television Broadcasting A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications A,C
Computer Support Specialist C
Computer Systems Analysis A,C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Computer/Systems Security A,C
Data Entry Applications A
Help desk specialist C
Microsoft desktop support technology C
Microsoft product specialist C
Networking/LAN/WAN Management C


Early Childhood Education A,C
Language and literacy culture of the USA C
Trade/Industrial Education A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Drafting A,C
Computer Engineering A,C
Energy Systems A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Adolescent development C
Adult Development/Aging C
Child and family organizations management and administration C
Family life education A
Foods/Nutrition Studies C
Parent education C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Developmental disabilities specialist C
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A,C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Advanced behavioral health sciences C
Basic behavioral health C
Behavioral Sciences A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences A,C

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A
Fire Science/Firefighting A,C
Police Science C
Security/Loss Prevention A,C

Transportation & Materials Moving

Truck/Bus/Commercial Vehicle Operation C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Glendale Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (623) 845-3000
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 6000 W Olive Ave, Glendale, AZ 85302
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 18,054
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 21 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 13,033 (72% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $2,070
Out-of-state Tuition: $7,854
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 76%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $4,483

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Glendale Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Glendale Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 148
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 42
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 21
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 136
Education 33
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 12
English Language and Literature/Letters 2
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 41
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 52
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 82
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 23
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 21
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 51
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 52
Physical Sciences 51
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Science Technologies/Technicians 1
Social Sciences 5
Visual and Performing Arts 117
Grand total 9943

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Glendale Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $2,070
Out-of-state $7,854
Books and supplies $1,464

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 1,168 76%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,106 72% $4,483
Student loan aid 152 10% $3,280

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 7,454 42% $3,478
Federal student loans 1,701 9% $3,860

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Glendale Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Glendale Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Glendale Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 18,054
Undergraduate enrollment 18,054
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Glendale Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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