Glendale Community College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Glendale, CA

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How much is the GCC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, GCC's tuition & fees is $1,181 for California residents and $8,381 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $28,695 for California residents and $35,895 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

GCC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,181
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,381
Books & Supplies Costs$1,332
Off-campus Room & Board$20,563
Off-campus Expenses$5,619
2023-2024 Estimates
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,191
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$9,327

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, GCC' tuition is lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in California, its tuition is lower than the average tuition of $13,259.
Glendale Community College$1,181$8,381
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
California 2-4 Years Colleges$20,867
Public Schools$4,034$13,259
Private Schools$23,111

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between GCC and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Glendale Community CollegeGlendale, CA$1,181$8,381
Cabrillo CollegeAptos, CA$1,270$9,910
Cerritos CollegeNorwalk, CA$1,364$12,004
Chabot CollegeHayward, CA$1,150$8,686
Chaffey CollegeRancho Cucamonga, CA$1,184$11,120
Citrus CollegeGlendora, CA$1,204$9,844
Columbia CollegeSonora, CA$1,547$8,870
Crafton Hills CollegeYucaipa, CA$1,188$12,320
College of the DesertPalm Desert, CA$1,326$9,586
Diablo Valley CollegePleasant Hill, CA$1,312$9,012
El Camino Community College DistrictTorrance, CA$1,144$7,144

Financial Aid and COA

At Glendale Community College, 6,490 students (57%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $4,888.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at GCC is $31,007 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 699 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $5,715 and the average amount of student loans is $3,108.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$28,695$35,895
Tuition & Fees$1,181$8,381
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$27,514$27,514
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$23,807$31,007
Average Financial Aid$4,888$4,888
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship6,49057%$4,888
Pell Grants3,86334%$4,562
Federal Student Loan1942%$7,471
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid69967%-
Grants or Scholarships69867%$5,715
Federal Grants49247%$5,341
Pell Grants49247%$5,275
Other Federal Grants13713%$236
State/Local Grants68766%$1,982
Institutional Grants0--
Student Loan Aid4-$3,108
Federal Student Loans4-$3,108
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level479479$7,613
110,001 or more22$3,248

Student Population

Glendale Community College has a total of 10,658 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 4,958 male students and 6,440 female students attending GCC. The school offers online degree programs and 3,429 students enrolled online exclusively (32.17% of all students).
Undergraduate11,398 4,9586,440

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1500 N Verdugo Rd, Glendale, CA
Degree & Programs
Program Offered170 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population10,658
Graduation Rate31%
Transfer-out Rate9%
Retention Rate68% (Full-time), 33% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate24 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties222 (Full-time), 466 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs566 (Full-time), 506 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$93,838
Average Staff Salary$86,986