Gateway Community College (New Haven)

20 Church Street
New Haven, CT 06510-0000
Tel: 2032852010
  • 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
  • Gateway Community College (New Haven) serves 8,186 students (33% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 22:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 47%.
  • Gateway Community College (New Haven) is one of 3 community colleges within New Haven County, CT.
  • The nearest community college is St Vincent's College (15.60 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 636 teachers has grown by 224% over five years.
Gateway Community College (New Haven)(CT) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesAssociate of Arts Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty636 staff71 staff
Gateway Community College (New Haven) Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 8,186 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has grown by 18% over five years.
Total Enrollment8,186 students2,814 students
Gateway Community College (New Haven) Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio13:122:1
Gateway Community College (New Haven) Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students2,689 students971 students
Gateway Community College (New Haven) Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students5,497 students1,843 students
Gateway Community College (New Haven) Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Gateway Community College (New Haven) Enrollment Breakdown CT All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Gateway Community College (New Haven) Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Gateway Community College (New Haven) Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Gateway Community College (New Haven) Black (2007-2016)
% White
Gateway Community College (New Haven) White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Gateway Community College (New Haven) More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
Gateway Community College (New Haven) Non Resident (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
Gateway Community College (New Haven) Ethnicity Breakdown CT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.710.66
Gateway Community College (New Haven) Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Gateway Community College (New Haven) Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,000$35,100
Gateway Community College (New Haven) Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,786 is less than the state average of $5,238. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $11,318 is less than the state average of $15,449. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,786$5,238
Gateway Community College (New Haven) In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$11,318$15,449
Gateway Community College (New Haven) Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid78%78%
Gateway Community College (New Haven) % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2013)
Median Debt for Graduates$5,250$5,500
Gateway Community College (New Haven) Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$3,000$4,400
Gateway Community College (New Haven) Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Gateway Community College is located in beautiful downtown New Haven with a satelite campus containing the Automotive division in North Haven. 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 are offered at convenient times for both full-time and part-time study during the day, evenings and Saturday mornings. The Gateway 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 Regents 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.

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Did You Know?
For Connecticut public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,238 per year for in-state students and $15,449 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,380 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Connecticut is 66%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Connecticut community colleges have a diversity score of 0.66, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Connecticut is Capital Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.