HISTORY On July 1, 1992, the New Haven location at Long Wharf, formerly known as South Central Community College, combined resources with Greater New Haven State Technical College in North Haven. This merged institution is now one of twelve community colleges in Connecticut.
PRESIDENT Dr. Dorsey L. Kendrick
DEGREES & CERTIFICATES 13,678 degrees and certificates awarded since 1992
ACADEMIC PROGRAMS Offering 98 degree and certificate programs
NON-CREDIT PROGRAMS Food Beverage Professional Server, Business & Office Assistant Certificate, Bookkeeping Certificate Training, Bookkeeping National Certificate, Medical Office Assistance Training Certificate, The Professional Medical Coding Curriculum (PMCC), The American Academy Professional Coders (AAPC), Pharmacy Technician Training Patient Navigator Training, Medical Terminology Online, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Cross Sectional Anatomy, Computed Tomography (CT SCAN), Patient Care Technician Training, Small Engine Repair & Technology, Real Estate Principles & Practice, Desktop Publishing |Digital Printing & Production, Precision Manufacturing Certificate, A+ CompTIA Computer Technician Training, CompTIA Training Programs, AutoCAD Certificate, Writing Training Programs, Connecticut Basic Boating, Math & English Boot Camp
ENROLLMENT 7,981 in Fall 2015; 4,413.23 FTE in credit
7,660 in Spring 2015; 4,234.00 FTE in credit
SERVICE DELIVERY TOWNS Bethany, Branford, East Haven, Guilford, Hamden, Madison, New Haven, North Branford, North Haven, Orange, West Haven, Woodbridge (Approximately 30% of GCC students come from other towns)
(Fall 2015)
Average age: 26
Females: 58% Males: 42%
Full-Time: 28.6% Part-Time: 71.4%
African American Students: 25.1%
Hispanic Students: 24.5%
Degree Seekers: 82%, Certificate Seekers: 3.6%, Non-Cert/Degree Seekers: 14.5%
Veterans: 191
FACULTY Full-Time: 107 Part-Time: 478 (Fall 2014 Human Resource Data)
GRADUATION RATE (3 yr. Timeframe)

1st Time, Full-Time Associate/Certificate Seeking Students

Cohort Fall 2012: 9.50%
Cohort Fall 2011: 7.54%
Cohort Fall 2010: 8.05%
Cohort Fall 2009: 8.08%

ATHLETICS Men's and Women's basketball are offered as NJCAA intercollegiate sports. The following are offered as intramural sports: Soccer, Dodge ball, Pep squad, Volleyball
STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS Most Popular: Phi Theta Kappa (Students must apply, be formally accepted and inducted into the Honor Society), Student Government Association (SGA elects students to represent the student body), Black Student Association, Organization of Latin American Students, Student Nursing Association. In addition to these, there are more than 20 clubs and organizations available to students with a desire to participate.
TUITION AND FEES Annual Full-time (12 credits, in state)
Tuition: $3,600, Service Fees $432, Total $4,032
FINANCIAL AID During the 2014-2015 academic year 11,261 students applied for financial aid assistance, 7,882 students were offered financial aid, and 5,111 accepted financial aid.
FINANCES Assets: Fiscal Year 2014-15
Total Assets: $185,003
Total Liabilities: $10,905
Total Net Assets: $174,098
ACCREDITATION New England Association for Schools and Colleges (NEASC)