International Students

I Am an International Student

Join a thriving and diverse community of students at Gateway Technical College, and prepare for an exciting, hands-on career. Students from around the world choose Gateway for its variety of academic programs, cutting-edge training, and strong student support services. Our friendly and welcoming staff are here to support you at every step along the way, from submitting your application through graduation

Benefits of Attending Gateway

  • Gain hands-on career training in our high-tech, state-of-the-art classroom facilities.
  • Prepare for a rewarding career in areas including business, manufacturing, information technology, engineering, transportation, service and more.
  • Our strong Multicultural Program and International Education department are here to help you connect with other students and support you as you adapt to our college and community.
  • Live and learn in southeastern Wisconsin just a short drive from large metro areas including Chicago and Milwaukee.
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:

$75

Non-refundable application fee

Your preferred start term

Your desired program of study

Complete your application.

Complete your application for admission and pay the international student processing fee. Choose a program of study, fill out your online application, and pay your $75 international student processing fee. For assistance with the application process, contact a New Student Specialist at 1-800-247-7122 or newstudentspecialists@gtc.edu.

Complete the admission packet.

Complete the application for admission packet for international students, which includes a Certification of Finances form and an International Student Emergency Contact Form.

Provide proof of English proficiency.

Gateway accepts the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) as proof of English proficiency.

Have an Official Credit Evaluation.

More information is available on the Transcript Translation Services webpage.This report is required to verify completion of high school/secondary school or higher education completed outside of the U.S.

Send completed documents to Gateway.

Make copies of all the materials for your personal reference, and send all completed forms and supporting documents to:
Gateway Technical College
District Admissions Office
400 County Road H
Elkhorn, WI 53121

Gateway will issue your I-20 form.

Once all documents are received, Gateway Technical College will issue you the I-20 form, and you will be notified.


Download the Application for Admission Packet for International Students