Glendale Community College
Glendale Community College (GCC) is located in Glendale, Arizona. This community college is among the largest in all of Arizona and it has over 19,000 students enrolled. Glendale opened its doors in 1965 and the main campus is 147 acres. This school offers many different associate's degree programs for students to pursue. There are also many certificate programs and industry-specific training options that will appeal to prospective students. The credits that are earned at Glendale Community College can be transferred to several major Universities. This is one of the largest community colleges in the entirety of the United States.
Nursing opportunities at this school are vast and many different programs are available to students. Enrolled students can pursue an LPN, ADN, or CNA education. The nursing programs offer smaller class sizes than those at the nearby universities while also managing to keep the costs lower. GCC is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The entire nursing program is also fully approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing. There are many courses that will appeal to nurses that are continuing their education, as well as those who are new nursing students. This program also offers the ability to earn a bachelor's degree while earning an associate's degree through the Concurrent Enrollment Program (CEP).
|Campus LocaleLarge Suburb|
|Number of Students19,033|
|Student to Faculty Ratio22:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1967 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
12/01/1970 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$86/credit|
|In State Students||$86/credit|
|Out of State Students||$327/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 68% of Glendale Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||2%||$854|
|State Grant & Scholarships||--||$500|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||23%||$1,697|
|Federal Student Loans||10%||$3,190|
$7,070Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$6,167|
|$30,001 to $48,000$6,622|
|$48,001 to $75,000$8,470|
|$75,001 to $110,000$10,818|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Arizona state board of nursing.