Chandler-Gilbert Community College: Narrative Description

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2626 East Pecos Rd.
Chandler, AZ 85225-2479
Tel: (480)732-7000
Admissions: (480)732-7307
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State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Maricopa County Community College District System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1985. Setting: 80-acre rural campus with easy access to Phoenix. Endowment: $315,961. Research spending 2003-04: $14.4 million. Total enrollment: 8,663. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 19:1. Students come from 38 states and territories, 5 other countries, 4% from out-of-state, 4% Native American, 16% Hispanic, 4% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 31% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, advanced placement, freshman honors college, honors program, summer session for credit, part-time degree program.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except nursing and aviation programs. Options: Common Application, electronic application. Placement: ACT ASSET required for some. Entrance: noncompetitive.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. Area resident tuition: $1660 full-time, $55 per credit hour part-time. State resident tuition: $6600 full-time, $220 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $6600 full-time, $220 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $10 full-time, $5 per term part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to reciprocity agreements. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to reciprocity agreements.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Choral group, student-run newspaper. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. Chandler-Gilbert Community College Library with 26,060 books, 90 microform titles, 170 serials, 990 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2003-04: $580,807. 140 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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