I Am an Adult Learner

Take the next step in your career with Gateway Technical College. Whether you’re working toward your first career, making a career change, or preparing for a promotion, our career training programs are built to provide the skills and experience you need for your future. With flexible course scheduling and a variety of programs that can be completed entirely online, you can fit your college goals into your busy schedule.

Benefits of Attending Gateway

Ready to apply? Get started!

Applying to Gateway is easy and only takes about 15 minutes, but there are a few things you’ll need to make the process as smooth as possible:


Non-refundable application fee

Your preferred start term

Your desired program of study

Complete your application.

Fill out your online application. Come to a Get Ready Application Workshop for assistance in filling out your application and get an application fee waiver! Call 1-800-247-7122 to schedule a Get Ready Application Workshop.

Submit your transcripts.

Submit an official copy of all academic transcripts including high school, college/university, and/or GED/HSED. Official transcripts need to be submitted before admission acceptance and before any transfer credit can be awarded.

Submit college placement information.

Students must meet one of the following multiple measures: earned a technical diploma or higher, earned a minimum high school GPA of 2.6, earned a minimum college GPA of 2.0 or submit ACT or Accuplacer test scores. Submit any needed transcripts or test scores.

Submit required items.

Some programs have additional admission requirements. Go to for details.

Download a full checklist for the admissions process.