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 2022-2023, GCC's tuition & fees is $1,171 for California residents and $8,438 for out-of-state students based on the NCES data.
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 $28,685 for California residents and $35,952 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

GCC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,171
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,438
Books & Supplies Costs$1,332
Off-campus Room & Board$20,563
Off-campus Expenses$5,619
2023-2024 Estimates
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,171
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$9,454

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, GCC' tuition is lower than the average tuition of $12,740. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in California, its tuition is lower than the average tuition of $12,488.
In-StateOut-of-State
Glendale Community College$1,171$8,438
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,259
Public Schools$7,023$12,740
Private Schools$20,449
California 2-4 Years Colleges$20,202
Public Schools$3,888$12,488
Private Schools$22,481

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.
LocationIn-StateOut-of-State
Glendale Community CollegeGlendale, CA$1,171$8,438
Cabrillo CollegeAptos, CA$1,262$8,630
Cerritos CollegeNorwalk, CA$1,364$10,324
Chabot CollegeHayward, CA$1,150$8,158
Chaffey CollegeRancho Cucamonga, CA$1,184$9,392
Citrus CollegeGlendora, CA$1,198$9,310
Columbia CollegeSonora, CA$1,356$7,308
Crafton Hills CollegeYucaipa, CA$1,182$9,942
College of the DesertPalm Desert, CA$1,326$9,138
Diablo Valley CollegePleasant Hill, CA$1,312$8,328
El Camino Community College DistrictTorrance, CA$1,144$7,984

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 $31,064 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)$28,685$35,952
Tuition & Fees$1,171$8,438
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$27,514$27,514
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$23,797$31,064
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
0-30,000300300$8,177
30,001-48,000105105$8,252
48,001-75,0006464$4,479
75,001-110,00088$4,241
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).
TotalMaleFemale
Undergraduate11,398 4,9586,440

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1500 N Verdugo Rd, Glendale, CA
Phone818-240-1000
WEBwww.glendale.edu
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate
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