Glendale Community College, in Glendale, AZ, celebrates its 50th Anniversary in 2015.

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About GCC

Education has the power to inspire growth and change lives. In nearly 50 years, 500,000 GCC students have graduated with two-year degrees, transferred to a university, completed new career training, or finished an occupational certificate.

From enrollment through graduation, GCC advisors, tutors and counselors guide your academic experience. On campus or online, small classes are taught by world-class faculty who know you by name. Outside of the classroom, you will find a welcoming community of student clubs, athletics, arts and culture.

Your efforts pay off when graduation day arrives and you join the network of proud Gaucho Alumni.

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Located in Glendale, AZ, Glendale Community College is one of ten, higher education institutions in the Maricopa Community College District.  With two fully-accredited campuses, GCC serves a diverse student body in northwest Maricopa County with affordable, high-quality education in an engaging and personal academic environment. Choose your path from our 44 degrees, and 65 certificate programs. GCC maintains accreditation through The Higher Learning Commission / North Central Association.


243 palm trees decorate 140 acres of campus where 500,000 alumni from Arizona and 42 other countries have graduated from 100 programs or transferred to 40 university partners, many earning part of $3,425,000 in annual scholarships and financial aid.