GateWay Community College (Phoenix)

Tel: (602)392-5000
6,440 students
Public institution
One of the ten nationally accredited Maricopa County Community Colleges, GateWay Community College is a fully accredited, comprehensive institution emphasizing both academic and occupational programs.
School Highlights
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) serves 6,440 students (21% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is lower than the state community college average of 41:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 53%.
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) is one of 31 community colleges within Maricopa County, AZ.
The nearest community college is Refrigeration School Inc (0.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 210 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College GateWay Community College (Phoenix) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 210 staff
61 staff
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 6,440 has declined by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has decreased from 33:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.74 is more than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 21% over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,440 students 1,315 students
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 31:1
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,344 students
815 students
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 5,096 students
1,061 students
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) Black (2006-2013)
% White
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) Non Resident (2006-2013)
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) 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. 0.74 0.70
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,974 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,758 is less than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,974 $5,590
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,758 $10,086
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 87%
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • A complete college experience must involve not only the development of academic skills, but also the development of personal and interpersonal competencies. GateWay provides a vast array of resources and activities for all types and levels of students. The staff and faculty of GWCC are dedicated to providing you with a practical, comprehensive education that will give you the tools and knowledge to attain a competitive edge in your chosen career or in furthering your educational aspirations. The Maricopa Skill Center has had 40 successful years since its founding in 1962 providing businesses with entry-level employees who can do the job they were hired to do and to understand and practice effective work ethics. An estimated 75,000 graduates have started or enhanced their careers at the Skill Center. GateWay offers exciting opportunities for students who wish to participate in cultural clubs and organizations that are associated with specific career fields. The success of a company is measured by the skill and knowledge level of its employees. We can offer your organization high quality training and state-of-the art technology to increase your company's productivity. Training is offered at your business or on our sites. Training can also be customized to meet your needs.

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Did You Know?
For Phoenix public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,093 per year for in-state students and $8,720 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,274 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Phoenix 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 0.76, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Phoenix is The Art Institute of Phoenix. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.