GateWay Community College

  • 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 25 community colleges within Maricopa County, AZ.
  • The nearest community college to GateWay Community College is The Refrigeration School (0.4 miles away).

Top Placements

GateWay Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Arizona for:

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
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Student Body

  • The student population of GateWay Community College has stayed relatively flat 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment5,950 students6,476 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:139:1
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# Full-Time Students1,365 students1,336 students
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# Part-Time Students4,585 students5,140 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
5%
4%
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% Asian
4%
3%
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% Hispanic
26%
27%
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% Black
7%
6%
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% White
51%
52%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.660.65
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College Completion Rate
17%
18%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,500$31,100
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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
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,830$7,111
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid81%81%
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Median Debt for Graduates$7,283$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,040$5,022
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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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