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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19,494 Students Served in 2022-23 - 8,024 Credential-seeking Students - 2,188 Pre-college Students - 3,329 Continuing Education Students - 7,338 Dual Credit Students - 145 Apprenticeship Students

87% of students from the tri-county district

41% students of color

29 - average age of our students

75 plus career programs including 21 online

85% part-time program students

$146 cost per credit hour - half the cost of area 4-year universities

2,780 students awarded 18.3 million dollars in financial aid

558,422 dollars in Foundation direct aid changing the lives of 649 students

Over 4.3 million dollars saved by high schools students earning dual credit

2000 graduates and 1159 certificates awarded

96 percent of Gateway graduates are happy with their education

91 percent of graduates are employed

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

70 percent of graduates work in the Gateway district

44 Businesses upskilled their workforce through customized training

33 percent state aid - 28.87 percent property tax - 21.4 percent grants - 8.17 percent student tuition and fees - 7.56 percent other

131,126,896 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. (4/2024)