B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    B-
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Safety
    A-
  5. Student Life
    B
  6. Location
    B+
Glendale Community College - California is ...
Public
Athletic Division
CCCAA
Athletic Conference
Address
1500 N Verdugo Rd
Glendale, CA 91208

Admissions

Cost

Net Price
$3,785/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $2,195/ year
  • $30-48k
    $3,062/ year
  • $49-75k
    $5,917/ year
  • $76-110k
    $6,278/ year
  • $110k+

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
26:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
74%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.70 responses
50%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.64 responses
68%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.65 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
7,064Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
28%
Pell Grant
55%
Varsity Athletes
4%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$30,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
27%
National
48%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
78%
National
83%

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I completed all of my pre-nursing prerequisites at GCC. I have been quite impressed with most of the professors. I feel like I'm getting a quality education. The campus is big enough that you have what you need nearby but not so large it's overwhelming. Parking isn't too difficult to find (except for the 1st week of every semester). The Math Discovery Center is a really great resource, the library is very impressive with a lot of resources available. The nursing program at GCC was my #1 choice and it's amazing! The bookstore has the essentials at a fair price. There are a few Coffee Beans on campus and several vending machines for a quick snack. The vending machine coffee isn't horrible. The counseling department is very organized and the staff is extremely friendly.
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Glendale Community College offers far more than most colleges do. Not only are campus activities going on every day of the school year, they are fun and intriguing, and even the quietest of students are able to break out of their bubble to participate. Activities are for all people with various interests, starting from small clubs ranging to the extraordinary scholars program. Teachers are understanding and helpful, and the classes offered are truly interesting.
Good school, I started going there with one class a semester at 13 and then switched to full-time at 15. I've had some of the best teachers i've ever had here (s/o to Flavio Frontini and Sarah Mecheneau!), and some of the worst. The cafeteria food is disgusting but there's a Whole Foods and some good restaurants within a few miles if you're willing to walk or have a car. I get cat called a LOT and many of my female friends report the same thing. Once some guy grabbed my wrist walking across the bridge by myself at night, and another time a group of guys surrounded me. They didn't do anything and I was able to walk away, but I felt really unsafe. Lots of different night and morning classes, but basic credit requirements (i.e., chemistry, basic math, basic english) can be impossible to get into.