Glendale Community College


Glendale Community College

Glendale Community College


Glendale Community College has one of the highest transfer rates of the California community colleges; many students come to the College for the first two years of the undergraduate program before transferring to a competitive four-year university. Current enrollment includes 15,000 students, including 500 International visa students from 50 countries. Full support services, advising, and a flexible admission policy are available as part of the International Student Program department. The College welcomes applications and interest from all over the world

Glendale Community College is fully accredited by the U.S. regional body, WASC: Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Glendale C.C. offers the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees, along with the opportunity for short-term Certificate programs for qualified students.

The Basics

Settingeasy access to Los Angeles
School TypeUSA Community College
TuitionApprox. US$9,200
School Website
StateCalifornia (CA)
Nearest CityLos Angeles
Year Founded1927
Admission RequirementHK F.6
Academic CalendarFall, Spring
Level OfferedAssociate degree, 2-year University Transfer Program
Enrollmentapproximately 16,800 students
International Students600
Student-Teacher Ratio28:1
MapMap link

Students Transfer Records</>

University of California: Berkeley, Los Angeles, Santa Clara, Davis, Riverside, Santa Cruz

California State University: San Francisco, San Jose

Other Universities: Cornell, Georgetown, Purdue, Michigan, Columbia, Boston College, Indiana University, University of Texas, University of Washington, College of Notre Dame, University of the Pacific, Carnegie Mellon University, Northwestern University, Mills College

Academic Programs/b>

As a fully accredited institution, Glendale C.C. provides an exciting variety of academic, vocational, and short-term course programs.

Glendale offers some 75 academic majors leading to the Associate degree, along with a wide selection of General Education courses – allowing students the opportunity to complete requirements for the first two years of college and then transfer to a university with full junior standing. This allows international students to save time and money on their education in theUnited States.


Hillside/scenic, high tech & modern campus of 100 acres and over 20 buildings, positioned on the slopes of the “San Rafael Mountains” – overlooking downtown City of Glendale and parts of Greater Los Angeles skyline & metro area. Safe, suburban location in ideal residential neighborhood of homes. Glendalereferred to as “JewelCity” withinSouthern California.

Students Life

Student Affairs, Associated Students of GCC, Clubs, Athletics, The Art Gallery, Student Newspaper “El Vaquero”, Theatre Arts