Glendale Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,040
2022 Average Net Price
$11,359
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.43%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
13,342
27.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
11.9%
166 Graduates

About

Glendale Community College is a higher education institution located in Maricopa County, AZ. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Glendale Community College were General Art Studies (802 degrees awarded), Natural Sciences (139 degrees), and General Business (101 degrees).

In 2022, 3,353 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Glendale Community College. 58.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,495 degrees), 1.18 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1,268 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Glendale Community College is $2,040, which is $−6,072 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Glendale Community College is $2,040, which is $−6,072 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,359.

In 2022, 95% of undergraduate students attending Glendale Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 7% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$2,040
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Glendale Community College was $2,040. The cost of tuition at Glendale Community College is $−6,072 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$11,359
2022 Value
5.08%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Glendale Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,359. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Glendale Community College grew by 5.08%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,496
Room and Board
$1,464
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Glendale Community College was of $8,496 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 7.81% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,464. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 0.543% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

95%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
7%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

95% of undergraduate students at Glendale Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 102% with respect to 2021, when 47% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.43%
2019 Default Rate
56
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Glendale Community College was 3.43%, which represents 56 out of the 1631 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Glendale Community College had a total enrollment of 13,342 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Glendale Community College is 3,647 students and the part-time enrollment is 9,695. This means that 27.3% of students enrolled at Glendale Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Glendale Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 40.7% Hispanic or Latino, 38.9% White, 5.83% Black or African American, 5.02% Two or More Races, 4.84% Asian, 1.28% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.187% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Glendale Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (22.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (20.4%) and White Male (19.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

27.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Glendale Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 13,342 students. The full-time enrollment at Glendale Community College is 3,647 and the part-time enrollment is 9,695. This means that 27.3% of students enrolled at Glendale Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Glendale Community College was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Glendale Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    5,426 enrolled students
  2. White
    5,194 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    778 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Glendale Community College is 40.7% Hispanic or Latino, 38.9% White, 5.83% Black or African American, 5.02% Two or More Races, 4.84% Asian, 1.28% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.187% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 329 students (2.47%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 547 more women than men received degrees from Glendale Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Glendale Community College is white (1,495 degrees awarded). There were 1.18 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1268 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Glendale Community College is General Art Studies (802 degrees awarded), followed by Natural Sciences (139 degrees) and General Business (101 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Glendale Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (871 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (42 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (226 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Glendale Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (196,583 people), Other managers (194,478 people), Postsecondary teachers (152,305 people), Physicians (105,477 people), and Graphic designers (100,256 people).

The most specialized majors at Glendale Community College in 2022 are Visual & Performing Arts (871 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (42 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (226 degrees), Physical Sciences (91 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (633 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Glendale Community College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Physicians, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Glendale Community College are Visual & Performing Arts (871 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (42 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (226 degrees), Physical Sciences (91 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (633 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Glendale Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (428,834 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (319,478 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (217,104 people), Computer Systems Design (178,924 people), and Construction (94,333 people).

The most specialized majors at Glendale Community College are Visual & Performing Arts (871 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (42 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (226 degrees), Physical Sciences (91 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (633 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Glendale Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 577 degrees awarded
  2. 179 degrees awarded
  3. 102 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Glendale Community College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 577 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,403
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,950
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,403 degrees were awarded to men at Glendale Community College, which is 0.719 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,950).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 272 degrees were awarded to men at Glendale Community College in General Art Studies, which is 0.513 times less than the 530 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 530 degrees were awarded to men at Glendale Community College in General Art Studies, which is 1.95 times more than the 272 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

6%
100% Completion Time
14%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 6% of students graduating from Glendale Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 14% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 19% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (20%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Glendale Community College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (20% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 6.02% of graduates (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,495 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,268 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    183 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Glendale Community College is white (1,495 degrees awarded). There were 1.18 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1268 degrees).

2.68% of degree recipients (90 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    821 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    778 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    674 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Glendale Community College is white female (821 degrees awarded). There were 1.06 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (778 degrees).

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Operations

Glendale Community College employs 254 No academic ranks. Most academics at Glendale Community College are Female No academic rank (139), and Male No academic rank (115).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Glendale Community College are: Business and Financial Operations, with 113 employees, Management, with 59 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 46 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$55.4M
2022 Salaries
1.04%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Glendale Community College paid a median of $55.4M in salaries, a 1.04% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$22.9M
Instructional Salaries
254
Number of Employees

In 2022, Glendale Community College paid a total of $22.9M to 254 employees working as instructors, which represents 41.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
254 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
113 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Glendale Community College was No academic rank with 254 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Glendale Community College were Business and Financial Operations with 113 employees, Management with 59 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 46 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Glendale Community College was Female No academic rank with 139 employees, and Male No academic rank with 115 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Glendale Community College.

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