Accreditation Verification


Glendale Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). For more information see

GCC completed its previous Reaffirmation Accreditation in April 2012. Our accreditation relationship has continued with the Higher Learning Commission on the Open Pathway. 

Accreditation Project

As part of the Reaffirmation of Accreditation process, GCC has prepared for the Comprehensive Visit on February 28- March 1, 2022. The "Assurance Argument 2022" details the current work and tells GCC's story and showcases our continuous improvement as we serve our students and our community. 


The Maricopa Nursing Program is approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Some GCC programs are also accredited/approved by:

Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board (AZPOST)

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Phoenix, AZ 85034

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