Students from more than 40 countries attend Glendale Community College each year.

International Education Program

International students at GCC expand horizons and gain worldly experience as they live, study and play in a learning environment that fosters cultural diversity among students, faculty and staff.

The International Education Program (IEP) represents more than 100 countries around the globe. Students choose GCC for the benefits of an affordable undergraduate education, small class sizes and personalized attention.

Why study in the United States at Glendale Community College?

  • No application fee, and easy, open admission policies.
  • Wide selection of academic and technical programs.
  • Basic skill courses including ESOL.
  • Supportive learning environment with small classes.
  • Low-cost tuition.
  • Course credits that transfer to other colleges and universities.

Application deadlines

For Fall semester, apply by July 1. For Spring semester, apply by November 1. See the admissions requirements and application form.

The International Education office helps students:
  • Complete the admissions process.
  • Plan their arrival.
  • Arrange home stay or apartment housing.
  • Enroll in new student orientation and meet with academic advisors.
  • Navigate immigration requirements.
  • Plan to transfer to a university.
  • Meet friends and participate in club activities.
  • Prepare the I-20.



Building: Business (B) - 204
Phone: (623) 845-3135
Fax: (623) 845-3541
Hours of Operation:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm