Eastern Gateway Community College

Tel: (740)264-5591
2,904 students
Public institution
The mission of Eastern Gateway Community College is to provide a center of learning that enriches lives, connects with students, promotes diversity, builds community and educates for tomorrow through career, transfer, workforce and community education programs. Vision Statement-Eastern Gateway Community College is an institution that is student-centered, community-connected and future focused. Core Values-In carrying out its mission, Eastern Gateway Community College will manifest the following core values: affordable and accessible programs and services; teaching and learning excellence; quality service; openness to change and innovation; respect for diversity; ethical and accountable behavior; and friendly atmosphere and promotion of healthy lifestyles. Guiding Principles-The strategic planning of Eastern Gateway Community College will be guided by the following principles: Expand educational training opportunities by responding to the needs of surrounding communities. Initiate and communicate new ideas and programs to the surrounding community in such a way as to encourage growth in learning. Create an accessible and nurturing environment that promotes wellness and learning. Effectively manage available resources to provide successful community service now and into the future. Assure diversity in academic curriculum, scheduling, and planning and in hiring practices. Continuously improve the quality of student learning and support services.
School Highlights:
Eastern Gateway Community College serves 2,904 students (49% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 30%.
Eastern Gateway Community College is the only community colleges within Jefferson County, OH.
The nearest community college is Kent State University at East Liverpool (17.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 115 teachers has grown by 74% over five years.
Eastern Gateway Community College 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 115 staff
59 staff
Eastern Gateway Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,904 teachers has grown by 67% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 24:1 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 69% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,904 students
1,282 students
Eastern Gateway Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1
22:1
Eastern Gateway Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
1,428 students
810 students
Eastern Gateway Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,476 students
1,017 students
Eastern Gateway Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Eastern Gateway Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Eastern Gateway Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
24%
12%
Eastern Gateway Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
67%
57%
Eastern Gateway Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Eastern Gateway Community College More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
3%
3%
Eastern Gateway Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
Eastern Gateway Community 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. 0.22 0.53
Eastern Gateway Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,420 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,260 is less than the state average of $10,260. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,420 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,260 $10,260
Eastern Gateway Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
89%
Eastern Gateway Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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