The value of community college

Monday, April 25, 2016

Community colleges play an increasingly valuable role in higher education. At a time with more young adults are going into debt, community colleges offer education at affordable prices. In the last school year, tuition at 4-year public colleges was nearly three times that of community colleges.

Increasingly, community colleges are helping meet the needs of employers by offering hands-on training programs for technical skills that are in demand. Gillette Community College is only a 45 minute drive from Upton, which makes it a great resource for area residents and businesses.

Gillette has A.A., A.S. and A.A.S. degrees as well as certificates for applied and technical programs in areas like agriculture, computer science, criminal justice, education industrial science, mining science, general studies, office management, and nursing. Find out more!

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