CGCC was founded in 1985 to serve the higher education needs of the Southeast Valley. In 1992, CGCC was accredited as an independent college by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. Today, with four locations and an average of 19,000 students every year, Chandler-Gilbert Community College is one of the fastest-growing of the 10 colleges in the Maricopa Community College system.
CGCC offers more than 70 degrees, certificates and vocational training programs. Our classes are taught by award-winning, nationally recognized faculty who are focused on ensuring the success of every student. We’re here to help you move forward, whether you’re striving to be competitive in the workforce, transfer to a four-year university, or simply learn for personal enrichment.