Gateway Community and Technical College

Tel: (859)441-4500
4,555 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 4,555 students (31% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 13%.
Gateway Community and Technical College is one of 3 community colleges within Boone County, KY.
The nearest community college is Lincoln College of Technology-Florence (2.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 173 teachers has grown by 29% over five years.
Gateway Community and 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 173 staff
59 staff

Student Body

The student population of 4,555 teachers has grown by 30% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 46% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,555 students
1,282 students
Gateway Community and Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1
22:1
# Full-Time Students
1,422 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 3,133 students
1,017 students
Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
2%
% Hispanic
3%
7%
Gateway Community and Technical College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
10%
12%
% White
83%
57%
Gateway Community and Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Gateway Community and Technical College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
2%
3%
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. 0.22 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,536 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,176 is more than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,536 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,176 $10,294
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 93%
89%
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Kentucky public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,383 per year for in-state students and $11,783 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,861 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 0.23, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Kentucky is Daymar College-Louisville. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.