GateWay Community College

Tel: (602)392-5000
  • 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 serves 5,950 students (23% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is lower than the state community college average of 39:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 48%.
  • GateWay Community College is one of 26 community colleges within Maricopa County, AZ.
  • The nearest community college to GateWay Community College is The Refrigeration School (0.4 miles away).

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School Overview

  • The teacher population of 216 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
GateWay Community College(AZ) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty216 staff66 staff
GateWay Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of GateWay Community College has declined by 11% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The GateWay Community College diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has grown by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment5,950 students6,476 students
GateWay Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio28:139:1
GateWay Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,365 students1,336 students
GateWay Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students4,585 students5,140 students
GateWay Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
GateWay Community College Enrollment Breakdown AZ All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
GateWay Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
GateWay Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
GateWay Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
GateWay Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
GateWay Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
GateWay Community College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
GateWay Community College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
GateWay Community College Ethnicity Breakdown AZ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.660.65
GateWay Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
GateWay Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,500$31,400
GateWay Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,046 is more than the state average of $1,830. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,830 is more than the state average of $7,111. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,046$1,830
GateWay Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$7,830$7,111
GateWay Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid81%81%
GateWay Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$7,283$9,500
GateWay Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,040$5,022
GateWay Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or 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.

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