Gateway Community College (New Haven)

20 Church Street
, CT 06510
Tel: 2032852010
8,186 students
Public institution
Gateway Community College offers high-quality instruction and comprehensive services in an environment conducive to learning. We respond to the changing academic, occupational, technological, and cultural needs of a diverse population.
School Highlights:
Gateway Community College (New Haven) serves 8,186 students (32.85% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Gateway Community College (New Haven) is one of 22 community colleges within County, CT.
The nearest community college is St Vincent's College (15.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 636 teachers has grown by 231% over five years.
College Gateway Community College (New Haven) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 636 staff
61 staff
Gateway Community College (New Haven) Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 8,186 teachers has grown by 59% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 8,186 students 1,296 students
Gateway Community College (New Haven) Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1
Gateway Community College (New Haven) Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,689 students
810 students
Gateway Community College (New Haven) Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 5,497 students
1,036 students
Gateway Community College (New Haven) Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Gateway Community College (New Haven) Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Gateway Community College (New Haven) Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Gateway Community College (New Haven) Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Gateway Community College (New Haven) Black (2006-2013)
% White
Gateway Community College (New Haven) White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Gateway Community College (New Haven) More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Gateway Community College (New Haven) Unknown (2006-2013)
Gateway Community College (New Haven) Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average 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. 0.60 0.53
Gateway Community College (New Haven) Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,786 is less than the state average of $5,650. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,318 is more than the state average of $10,201. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,786 $5,694
Gateway Community College (New Haven) In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,318 $10,252
Gateway Community College (New Haven) Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 77%
Gateway Community College (New Haven) % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Gateway Community College is located in beautiful downtown New Haven with a satelite campus containing the Automotive division in North Haven. The college offers over 70 academic programs or program options that lead to either associate in arts, associate in science, or associate in applied science degrees, or certificates. Courses are offered at convenient times for both full-time and part-time study during the day, evenings and Saturday mornings. The Gateway faculty ranks among the finest educators in Connecticut. The community also benefits from numerous continuing education, credit-free offerings. Gateway Community College is licensed and accredited by the Board of Regents for Higher Education in Connecticut. The college also is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. The Gateway Community College service area includes the following: Bethany, Branford, East Haven, Guilford, Hamden, Madison, New Haven, North Branford, North Haven, Orange, West Haven and Woodbridge. The Center for Educational Services (CES) provides academic support services for students. The CES provides a wide range of self-paced, graded curriculum materials, tutorial assistance and related services to help students become better skilled in selected areas. Video and computer assisted tutorials are especially useful for review and practice of basic skills, math, English and the sciences. Gateway's Resource Education & Training Center (GREAT Center) provides learning opportunities as a continuing process of education, for individuals, business employees, members of community organizations, governmental agencies and others, at affordable costs. These educational, occupational, and recreational programs complement Gateway College's academic credit programs.

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Did You Know?
For Connecticut public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,004 per year for in-state students and $14,329 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,305 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Connecticut is 62%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Connecticut 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 0.66, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Connecticut is . Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.