Gateway Facts

Get an at-a-glance introduction to Gateway Technical College through a wide range of facts and figures about the college. Learn about our student population, our campuses and centers, our programs, our graduates, our impact on the community and more.

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16,943 Students Served in 2020-21 - 8,091 Credential-seeking Students - 2,047 Pre-college Students - 2,665 Continuing Education Students - 4,978 Dual Credit Students - 138 Apprenticeship Students

81% of students from the tri-county district

37% students of color

28 - average age of our students

70 plus career programs including 21 online

85% part-time program students

$139 cost per cerdit hour - half the cost of area 4-year universities

3,069 students awarded 19 million dollars in financial aid

525,247 dollars in Foundation direct aid changing the lives of 510 students

Over 2.55 million dollars saved by high schools students earning dual credit

2,216 graudates and 949 certificates awarded

95 percent of Gateway graduates are happy with their education

88 percent of graduates are employed

Over 60 agreements with four-year colleges to further graduates' academic opportunities

70 percent of graduates work in the Gateway district

34 Businesses upskilled their workforce through customized training

31.6 percent state aid - 31.1 percent property tax - 22.3 percent grants - 6.1 percent other - 8.9 percent student tuition and fees

126,143,316 dollars total revenue - Gateway maintains a triple A bond rating from Moody's - the highest rating possible

Learn more about the economic impact of Gateway Technical College in the tri-county area. View Economic Impact Study Executive Summary.

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Gateway Technical College is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The college is a member of the Wisconsin Technical College System. Gateway is an affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution and complies with all requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. (1/2020)