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Eastern Gateway Community College Overview

Eastern Gateway Community College is a public institution located in Steubenville, Ohio. Steubenville is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

What Is Eastern Gateway Community College Known For?

1,051 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Eastern Gateway Community College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 11% of the faculty were full-time.

Where Is Eastern Gateway Community College?

Location of Eastern Gateway Community College

Contact details for Eastern Gateway Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4000 Sunset Blvd, Steubenville, OH 43952-3598
Phone: 740-264-5591
Website: www.egcc.edu

How Do I Get Into Eastern Gateway Community College?

You can apply to Eastern Gateway Community College online at: egcc.edu/admission/

Eastern Gateway Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Eastern Gateway Community College?

29% Take Out Loans
26.0% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Eastern Gateway Community College, approximately 29% of students took out student loans averaging $2,006 a year. That adds up to $8,024 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Eastern Gateway Community College is 26.0%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Eastern Gateway Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,765 Full-Time Undergraduates
63% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 13,940 undergraduate students at Eastern Gateway Community College, with 1,765 being full-time and 12,175 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Eastern Gateway Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,765 full-time undergraduates at Eastern Gateway Community College, 37% are male and 63% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Eastern Gateway Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Eastern Gateway Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Eastern Gateway Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 14
Black or African American 356
Hispanic or Latino 152
White 1,109
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 134

Online Learning at Eastern Gateway Community College

12,576 Took All Classes Online
13,701 Took At Least One Class Online
202.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 13,701 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Eastern Gateway Community College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 14th most popular in Ohio for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Eastern Gateway Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Eastern Gateway Community College was 202.1%. This is the #20 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Eastern Gateway Community College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Eastern Gateway Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Accounting 87%
Business Administration & Management 60%
Business, Management & Marketing 61%
Computer & Information Sciences 19%
Computer Software & Applications 9%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 61%
Education 52%
Health Professions 27%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 61%
Information Science 25%
Legal Professions 80%
Legal Support Services 80%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 42%
Liberal Arts General Studies 42%
Special Education 17%
Teacher Education Grade Specific 56%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Eastern Gateway Community College ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Eastern Gateway Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Teacher Education Grade Specific #1
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #1
Liberal Arts General Studies #1
Education #2
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #6
Criminal Justice & Corrections #6
Business Administration & Management #7
Business, Management & Marketing #9

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Eastern Gateway Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 0 258 24 282
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 221 0 221
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 203 0 203
Nursing 0 54 0 54
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 50 0 50
Other Health Professions 0 0 32 32
Accounting 0 29 1 30
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 10 17 27
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 7 17 24
Dental Support Services 0 6 16 22
Allied Health Professions 0 14 5 19
Information Science 0 16 0 16
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 14 14
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 13 0 13
Computer Software & Applications 0 11 0 11
Legal Support Services 0 7 3 10
Special Education 0 6 0 6
Precision Metal Working 2 4 0 6
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 2 1 3
Environmental Engineering 0 3 0 3
Communication Sciences 2 0 0 2
Health Sciences & Services 0 2 0 2
Human Development & Family Studies 0 1 0 1
Information Technology 0 0 0 0
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 0 0 0
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Environmental Control Technology 0 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Mining & Petroleum Technology 0 0 0 0
Engineering Technology (Other) 0 0 0 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 0 0 0
Natural Resources Conservation 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 4 917 130 1,051

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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