Gateway Community and Technical College

Tel: (859)441-4500
4,594 students
Public institution
  • Gateway Community and Technical College (GCTC) is one of the fastest-growing community colleges in the nation. Our mission, as a member of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, is to offer a high-quality, targeted education to meet the professional and personal goals of all Kentuckians. Gateway offers daytime, evening and weekend classes at three convenient campus locations. Choose the academic program that best fits your needs. Earn a two-year associate degree in a subject such as Business Administration or Criminal Justice, or complete shorter certificates and diplomas in dozens of sought-after careers. Having a clear vision, a strong set of core values, and a well defined mission are critical components for a strong foundation of educational excellence. It is also necessary to have a comprehensive, attainable strategy for meeting the mission of the college. At Gateway we pride ourselves in having a culture of collaboration that engages our students, our employees, and our community in a continuous dialogue on the future of learning in a global marketplace. We encourage you to share our enthusiasm for the future by exploring our strategy to Make Change Happen.
School Highlights
Gateway Community and Technical College serves 4,594 students (30% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 17%.
Gateway Community and Technical College is one of 2 community colleges within Boone County, KY.
The nearest community college is Beckfield College-Florence (3.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 184 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Gateway Community and Technical College (KY) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty 184 staff 73 staff
Gateway Community and Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 4,594 has declined by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 4,594 students 979 students
Gateway Community and Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1 27:1
Gateway Community and Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 1,360 students 476 students
Gateway Community and Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 3,234 students 527 students
Gateway Community and Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Gateway Community and Technical College Enrollment Breakdown KY All Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
2%
3%
Gateway Community and Technical College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
9%
9%
Gateway Community and Technical College Black (2006-2014)
% White
85%
83%
Gateway Community and Technical College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Gateway Community and Technical College More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
1%
2%
Gateway Community and Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown KY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.27 0.30
Gateway Community and Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $3,440 is more than the state average of $3,360. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $11,840 is more than the state average of $11,760. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,440 $3,360
Gateway Community and Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,840 $11,760
Gateway Community and Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 92% 97%
Gateway Community and Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Kentucky public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,360 per year for in-state students and $11,760 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,000 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Kentucky community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.30, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Kentucky is Sullivan University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.