Transfer Student

I Am a Transfer Student

Transfer your college credits to Gateway, and let us help you meet  your career and educational goals! Gateway’s New Student Specialists are here to guide you through the transfer process, and our Student Services team is happy to support you through your time here. With small class sizes, more than 70 degree and diploma programs and affordable tuition, Gateway is a great choice for your education.

Benefits of Transfering to Gateway

  • Many credits at other colleges and universities transfer directly to Gateway! Coursework with a C or better from regionally accredited institutions can often transfer to Gateway if the learning competencies align. Learn more about transferring your credits to Gateway.
  • In addition to your transfer credits, you can earn credit for learning you’ve gained in your experiences through prior work or military experience that’s occurred outside the classroom through Credit for Prior Learning.
  • Learn when and where it’s convenient for you with classes offered in a variety of flexible options that may include days, evenings, weekends, online, on-demand and in-person.
  • With 8 students per class on average, Gateway ensures plenty of hands-on learning and one-on-one instruction from expert faculty.
  • Gateway offers many different payment options that you can mix and match to find your perfect financial fit and make it easy for you to afford your education.
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.

Prior Learning Assessment.

(Optional) Students who have prior college, work or military experience may be eligible for Credit for Prior Learning which may be awarded based on a Prior Learning Assessment. Learn more about Prior Learning Assessments.

Download a full checklist for the admissions process.