Gateway Technical College

Tel: (262)564-2200
7,410 students
Public institution
School Highlights
Gateway Technical College serves 7,410 students (19% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the state community college average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 20%.
Gateway Technical College is one of 2 community colleges within Kenosha County, WI.
The nearest community college is Herzing University Kenosha (0.50 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 240 teachers has declined by 56% over five years.
College Gateway Technical College 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 Public
Total Faculty 240 staff
62 staff
Gateway Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 7,410 has declined by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment 7,410 students 1,371 students
Gateway Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 31:1
Gateway Technical College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 1,421 students
779 students
Gateway Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 5,989 students
1,083 students
Gateway Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Gateway Technical College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Gateway Technical College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
Gateway Technical College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
Gateway Technical College Black (2006-2014)
% White
Gateway Technical College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
Gateway Technical College More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
Gateway Technical College Unknown (2006-2014)
Gateway Technical College 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. 0.44 0.70
Gateway Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,009 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,898 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,009 $5,664
Gateway Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,898 $10,360
Gateway Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 68%
Gateway Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Gateway has a rich and proud heritage in local and national career training education. Original state legislation establishing adult and technical education was enacted in 1911. The first technical school in Wisconsin, the nation's first publicly supported technical institution, began that same year in downtown Racine as the name predecessor to Gateway Technical College. A state- sanctioned technical school opened in Kenosha in 1912. Kenosha County established the first Vocational, Technical and Adult Education District under state law in 1965, which allowed district formation beyond city limits on July 1, 1966. Walworth County joined the Kenosha District in 1967 to form District 6, and the City of Racine expanded services on July 1, 1967, to include Racine County. On July 1, 1971, a new Vocational, Technical and Adult Education District 6 was formed, comprised of Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth Counties. In 1994 the state technical district system became the Wisconsin Technical College System. The name "Gateway" was adopted October 19, 1972, by the District Board for the Gateway District, replacing reference to District 6, with campuses at Elkhorn, Kenosha, and Racine. As was the case in 1911, Gateway today continues to meet the need for skilled workers in technical-oriented fields. Gateway offers instructional programs from its campuses and through distance learning opportunities, such as online courses, to approximately 29,000 students annually. The Kenosha Campus features 27 Associate Degree options, as well as numerous Advanced Technical Diplomas and Gateway certificates. The Kenosha Campus was proud to introduce its Health Career Labs, utilizing state of the art learning equipment, including the first Patient Simulator of its kind in Southeastern Wisconsin. The computer-operated Simulator allows students to react to real-world medical issues with the consequences of their actions simulated by the equipment. Numerous health career training options are available on the Kenosha Campus. All Gateway sites in Kenosha , Racine and Walworth Counties are fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Nearby Schools

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Did You Know?
For Wisconsin public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,700 per year for in-state students and $6,660 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,338 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Wisconsin 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 0.35, which is lower than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Wisconsin is Herzing University-Madison. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.