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Gateway Community College Overview

Located in New Haven, Connecticut, Gateway Community College is a public institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

What Is Gateway Community College Known For?

883 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Gateway Community College.
  • In 2017-2018, 20% of the faculty were full-time.

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Gateway Community College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Gateway Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#14 Most Popular Computer Science Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#37 Most Popular Mental & Social Health Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#49 Most Popular Business Support & Assistant Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Gateway Community College?

Location of Gateway Community College

Contact details for Gateway Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 20 Church Street, New Haven, CT 06510
Phone: 203-285-2000
Website: www.gatewayct.edu/

How Do I Get Into Gateway Community College?

You can apply to Gateway Community College online at: www.gatewayct.edu/Apply-Now/Admissions-Application

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 Gateway Community College?

5% Take Out Loans
17.1% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Gateway Community College, approximately 5% of students took out student loans averaging $3,794 a year. That adds up to $15,176 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Gateway Community College is 17.1%. 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.

Gateway Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,915 Full-Time Undergraduates
51% Women
62% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,864 undergraduate students at Gateway Community College, with 1,915 being full-time and 4,949 being part-time.

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

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,915 full-time undergraduates at Gateway Community College, 49% are male and 51% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Gateway Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Gateway Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 91
Black or African American 440
Hispanic or Latino 590
White 673
International Students 21
Other Races/Ethnicities 100

Over 32 countries are represented at Gateway Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at Gateway Community College

219 Took All Classes Online
979 Took At Least One Class Online
4.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 979 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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Online Growth Rankings of Gateway Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Gateway Community College was 4.2%. This is the #1,727 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Gateway Community College regardless of major.

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%.

Gateway Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 265 0 265
Nursing 0 99 0 99
Mental & Social Health Services 42 27 0 69
General Business/Commerce 13 41 0 54
Computer Science 5 39 0 44
Allied Health Professions 0 34 0 34
Business Support & Assistant Services 11 16 0 27
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 2 16 8 26
Electronics Engineering Technology 15 5 0 20
Culinary Arts 11 9 0 20
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 19 0 19
Accounting 17 0 0 17
Engineering Science 0 14 0 14
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 14 0 0 14
Business Administration & Management 13 0 0 13
Quality Control Technology 12 0 0 12
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 10 0 10
Fine & Studio Arts 0 10 0 10
Environmental Control Technology 9 0 0 9
Entrepreneurial Studies 3 5 0 8
Hospitality Management 1 7 0 8
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 4 4 0 8
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 8 0 0 8
Industrial Production Technology 0 8 0 8
Information Technology 6 1 0 7
Human Development & Family Studies 1 0 5 6
Social Work 6 0 0 6
Computer Software & Applications 5 0 0 5
Engineering-Related Technologies 0 5 0 5
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 0 5 0 5
Health & Physical Education 2 2 0 4
General Psychology 0 4 0 4
Human Services 0 4 0 4
Special Education 0 3 0 3
Computer Engineering Technology 0 3 0 3
General Biology 0 2 0 2
Dispute Resolution 2 0 0 2
Other Physical Science 0 2 0 2
Computer Systems Networking 1 0 0 1
General Engineering Technology 0 1 0 1
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 1 0 1
Literature 0 1 0 1
History 0 1 0 1
Gerontology 1 0 0 1
Natural Resources Conservation 0 1 0 1
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 1 0 1
Design & Applied Arts 0 1 0 1
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 0 0
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 0 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 0 0
Mathematics 0 0 0 0
Chemistry 0 0 0 0
Fire Protection 0 0 0 0
Political Science & Government 0 0 0 0
Sociology 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 204 666 13 883

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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