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 higher than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 40%.
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) is one of 34 community colleges within Maricopa County, AZ.
The nearest community college is Refrigeration School Inc (0.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 210 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
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
60 staff
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 6,440 teachers 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 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,440 students
1,266 students
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 31:1
21:1
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
1,344 students
810 students
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 5,096 students
1,017 students
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) sch enrollment GateWay Community College (Phoenix) sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
4%
1%
% Asian
3%
2%
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
31%
7%
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
11%
12%
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) Black (2006-2013)
% White
38%
57%
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
9%
3%
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
2%
2%
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) non_resident (2006-2013)
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) sch ethnicity GateWay Community College (Phoenix) sta ethnicity
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. 0.59 0.53
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 $5,740. 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 $10,260. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,974 $5,740
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,758 $10,260
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 87%
89%
GateWay Community College (Phoenix) % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (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.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Phoenix Refrigeration School Inc
    Private for-profit
    4210 E Washington Street
    Phoenix, AZ 85034
    (602)275-7133
    0.4  Mi  |  632  students
  • Tempe Rio Salado College
    Public
    2323 W 14th St
    Tempe, AZ 85281
    (480)517-8000
    2.7  Mi  |  21472  students
  • Phoenix Fortis College-Phoenix
    Private for-profit
    555 N 18 St Ste 110
    Phoenix, AZ 85006
    (602)254-3099
    2.8  Mi  |  237  students
  • Tempe Brookline College-Tempe
    Private for-profit
    1140-1150 S. Priest Drive
    Tempe, AZ 85281
    (480)545-8755
    3  Mi  |  300  students
  • Phoenix Collins College
    Private for-profit
    4750 S 44th Place
    Phoenix, AZ 85040
    (480)966-3000
    3  Mi  |  310  students
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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 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Phoenix is International institute of the americas. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.