For Parents

For Parents

Supporting your student’s college success

Whether your student is in high school, transferring to CGCC, or currently enrolled with us, your role as a parent, guardian, and mentor is important to their success. We know you support their educational journey, and want to help them along the way. Here’s what you need to know to feel confident they’re getting the education they need to thrive at CGCC.


For Parents

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Smaller Class Sizes

With an average class size of 16, your student gets more individualized attention from our esteemed faculty.

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Lower Tuition Costs

At $97 per credit hour, your student is getting a valuable education at a lower cost than a larger university.

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Hands-On, Experiential Learning

Unique opportunities for research, internships and service in the community allow students to learn by doing, and gain valuable experience.

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It pays to stay

From smaller class sizes to lower overall costs, it makes sense to start college at CGCC. Our dedicated, award-winning faculty delivers an affordable, high-quality education, and our active campus life ensures an enriching college experience. When your student is ready to take the next step, our transfer partnerships with Arizona universities, and career preparation and support services set them up for success.

*Data includes a sampling of Arizona universities in-state tuition rates (private and state)

The cost per credit hour

The cost per credit hour

The cost per credit hour. Lower your total cost by starting at Chandler-Gilbert and transferring to a four-year university.

* In-state tuition

Student Paths

Get to know the CGCC student experience

Whatever their current path or educational goals may be, your child’s success is our top priority, as well as yours. You can support them on their path by learning more about the CGCC experience for high school, transfer and international students.

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High School College Advisors

Meet your student’s high school college advisors

CGCC college advisors are available onsite at local area high schools, ready to help seniors transition into college and find their dream career. These advisors, working within the Chandler, Gilbert, Higley and Queen Creek School Districts, also help students navigate CGCC’s special programs for high school students, including Concurrent Enrollment, Achieving a College Education (ACE), and Hoop of Learning.

Meet the Team

For Parents