Gogebic Community College, located in Ironwood, Michigan, was founded in 1932 when it was first known as Ironwood Junior College. The school has over the years seen an increase in enrollment over the its near eight decades of operation, resulting in the addition of more programs , the expansion and addition of buildings and facilities, and the addition of a second campus located in Houghton which expanded the school's service area.
Gogebic Community College offers programs that allow students to pursue academic transfer or career training opportunities. Academic transfer programs allow students to complete the first two years of a four year education, earning credits that may be transferred to a four year institution upon completion through the transfer application process. Colleges and universities will have varying requirements fro transfer and as such it is recommended individuals plan their curriculum with a counselor to best meet those requirements.
Career training programs provide skill development and experience in the a given field, allowing for entry into the workforce upon completion as a qualified professional. Courses will be a mix of theoretical and practical, allowing students to apply learned methods and techniques in simulated settings. Programs take between one and two years to complete and result in a certificate or degree.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Gogebic Community College is an open enrollment institution that will admit any individual that meets the minimum requirements for admissions, submits and application and pays the resulting tuition costs. Students should supply transcripts and may be required to take a placement exam. Financial aid should be applied for prior to the start of each academic year through the completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) which will be used to determine aid program eligibility and awards. Aid is given in the form of loans, grants and scholarships.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $8,200. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $10 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition range:
- State Residents: $3,300-$3,900
- Out-of-State: $5,500-$6,659
- Charges for part-time students are:
- In-State: $110-$130 per unit
- Out-of-State: $180-$210 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||89%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||78%||$4,161|
|Receiving Student Loans||44%||$4,866|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help support students, Gogebic Community College may provide student services including:
- Online classes
- Night and weekend classes available
- Remedial courses
- Career path counseling
- Student employment
- Employment search assistance
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for Gogebic Community College compared to community colleges in Michigan, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.
|Gogebic Community College||Gogebic County||Michigan|
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Gogebic Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Natural Resources and Conservation
Personal and Culinary Services
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Gogebic Community College.
- Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College in Hayward, WI (68 miles away)
- Nicolet Area Technical College in Rhinelander, WI (72 miles away)
- Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College in Baraga, MI (81 miles away)
- Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Cloquet, MN (110 miles away)
- Mesabi Range Community and Technical College in Virginia, MN (134 miles away)