Glendale Community College, California

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General Information

Admission Office

1500 North Verdugo Road
Glendale, CA 91208-2809
(818) 240-1000
Fax: (818) 549-9436

Contact: Sharon Combs
Dean of Admissions and Records
Main Address

1500 North Verdugo Road
Glendale, CA 91208-2809
(818) 240-1000


Total undergrads: 22,815
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,220
Degree-seeking undergrads: 12,516


Urban setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No
Admissions Policies/Requirements

A note about the college’s admission requirements: Nursing program has special requirements.

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing
Arts – General A
Ceramics C
Commercial/Advertising Art A,C
Dance A,C
Drama/Theater Arts C
Photography C
Theater Design/Stagecraft A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A
Hospitality/Recreation Marketing A
Office Management A
Real Estate A,C

Communications & Journalism
Broadcast Journalism A
Journalism A

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Systems Analysis C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Data Entry Applications C

Early Childhood Education A,C
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels A

Engineering Technologies
Drafting and Design Technology A,C

English Language & Literature
English Composition A
English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences
Child Care Management A
Clothing/Apparel/Textile Studies A
Family/Consumer Sciences – General A
Foods/Nutrition Studies A

Foreign Language & Literature
Foreign Language & Literature – General A
French A
Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Medical Administrative Assistance A,C
Medical Assistance A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical A
Substance Abuse Counseling C

History – General A

Law & Legal Studies
Legal Administrative Assistance A,C

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Humanities A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Aircraft Mechanics A,C
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological/Physical Sciences A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General A,C

Personal & Culinary Services
Cosmetology A
Culinary Arts/Related Services A,C

Philosophy & Religion
Philosophy A

Physical Sciences
Chemistry A
Physics A

Psychology – General A

Security & Protective Services
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A,C
Law Enforcement Administration A
Police Science A

Social Sciences
Anthropology A
Economics A
Social Sciences – General A
Sociology A

Transportation & Materials Moving
Air Transportation 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: (818) 240-1000
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 1500 N Verdugo Rd, Glendale, CA 91208-2894
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 13,584
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 27 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 9,150 (67% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $1,175
Out-of-state Tuition: $6,575
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 69%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,733

* 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
Architecture and Related Services 21
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1411
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 34
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 22
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 74
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 32
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 43
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 54
Health Professions and Related Programs 76
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 32
Legal Professions and Studies 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 13
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 11
Personal and Culinary Services 12
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 4
Precision Production 22
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 5
Transportation and Materials Moving 33
Visual and Performing Arts 89
Grand total 6877

* 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 $1,175
Out-of-state $6,575
Books and supplies $1,972

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 936 69%
Grant or scholarship aid 936 69% $5,733
Student loan aid 14 1% $2,889

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 8,430 61% $3,740
Federal student loans 275 2% $5,844

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 13,584
Undergraduate enrollment 13,584
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 Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

*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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