Gateway Community College (New Haven)

Tel: (203)285-2000
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:
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Gateway Community College (New Haven) serves 8,186 students (32.85% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 48%.
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Gateway Community College (New Haven) is one of 3 community colleges within New Haven County, CT.
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The nearest community college is St Vincent's College (15.61 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 269 teachers has grown by 40% over five years.
Gateway Community College (New Haven) 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 269 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 8,186 teachers has grown by 59% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased 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 1,288 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 30:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students 2,689 students
814 students
# Part-Time Students 5,497 students
1,024 students
% Asian
3%
2%
% Hispanic
21%
7%
% Black
24%
12%
% White
43%
57%
% Two or more races
2%
2%
% Unknown races
6%
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. 0.60 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,786 is less than the state average of $5,668. 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 $10,252. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,786 $5,694
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,318 $10,252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 77%
89%
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Gateway Community College is located on two campuses, the Long Wharf Campus in New Haven and the North Haven Campus. 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 at both locations are offered at convenient times for both full-time and part-time study during the day, evenings and Saturday mornings and the 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 Governors 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. The Continuing Education and Community Services division 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 $4,748 per year for in-state students and $13,538 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,296 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 0.48. The most diverse community college in Connecticut is Housatonic Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.