Gateway Community and Technical College

500 Technology Way
Florence, KY 41042-0000
Tel: (859)441-4500
  • 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 4,594 students (30% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is lower than the state community college average of 26:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 15%.
  • Gateway Community and Technical College is one of 2 community colleges within Boone County, KY.
  • The nearest community college is Beckfield College-Florence (3.90 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 184 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Gateway Community and Technical College(KY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsLess than 2 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty184 staff89 staff
Gateway Community and Technical College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 4,594 has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.27 is equal to the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment4,594 students2,416 students
Gateway Community and Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio25:126:1
Gateway Community and Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,360 students574 students
Gateway Community and Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students3,234 students1,842 students
Gateway Community and Technical College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Gateway Community and Technical College Enrollment Breakdown KY All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
-
1%
Gateway Community and Technical College Asian (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
2%
3%
Gateway Community and Technical College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
9%
8%
Gateway Community and Technical College Black (2007-2016)
% White
85%
85%
Gateway Community and Technical College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Gateway Community and Technical College More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
1%
1%
Gateway Community and Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown KY All Ethnic Groups 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.0.270.27
Gateway Community and Technical College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
30%
29%
Gateway Community and Technical College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,100$30,100
Gateway Community and Technical College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,704 is less than the state average of $4,996. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $12,536 is less than the state average of $12,836. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,704$4,996
Gateway Community and Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$12,536$12,836
Gateway Community and Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid92%97%
Gateway Community and Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$16,171$17,357
Gateway Community and Technical College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$7,958$6,626
Gateway Community and Technical College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Kentucky public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,996 per year for in-state students and $12,836 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,140 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 0.27, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Kentucky is Sullivan University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.