Gateway Community and Technical College

  • 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 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 16%.
  • Gateway Community and Technical College is one of 2 community colleges within Boone County, KY.
  • The nearest community college to Gateway Community and Technical College is Beckfield College-Florence (3.9 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 staff97 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Gateway Community and Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Gateway Community and Technical College diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment4,594 students3,252 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:127:1
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# Full-Time Students1,360 students1,360 students
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# Part-Time Students3,234 students1,892 students
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% Asian
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1%
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% Hispanic
2%
3%
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% Black
9%
8%
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% White
85%
84%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.270.29
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College Completion Rate
30%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,100$29,400
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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
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Out-State Tuition Fees$12,536$12,836
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid92%97%
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Median Debt for Graduates$16,171$14,296
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,957$6,500
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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