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Cooperative/Reciprocal Agreements

Gateway has the following program partnerships. Students, from the areas below can receive in-state tuition for the programs listed.

Reciprocity - Instate Tuition
McHenry & Gateway District

Gateway Programs Available to McHenry County Residents

Aeronautics – Pilot Training  (A.A.S.)
Automated Manufacturing Systems Technician  (A.A.S.)
Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Technology  (A.A.S.)
*Barber Technologist (Diploma)
Civil Engineering Technology-Freshwater Resources (A.A.S.)
Civil Engineering Technology-Highway Technology (A.A.S.)
*Cosmetology  (Diploma)
Dental Assistant  (Diploma)
Human Services Associate  (A.A.S.)
Industrial Mechanical Technician (A.A.S.)
Interior Design  (A.A.S.)
Geospatial Surveying Technician (A.A.S.)
*Medical Assistant  (Diploma)
Surgical Technology  (A.A.S.)

McHenry Programs Available to Gateway Residents

Construction Management (A.A.S.)
EMT – Ambulance  (Certificate)
Fitness Instructor Training (Certificate)
Health and Fitness Education (A.A.S.) 
Manufacturing Management  (A.A.S.)
*Occupational Therapy Assistant (A.A.S.)
Warehousing and Distribution (Certificate)

Reciprocity - Instate Tuition
Lake County & Gateway District

Gateway Programs Available to Lake County Residents

Aeronautics-Pilot Training (A.A.S.)*
Automated Manufacturing Systems Technology (A.A.S.)
Barber Technologist (Diploma)*
Cosmetology (Diploma)*
Dental Assistant (Diploma)*
Electro-mechanical Technology (A.A.S.)
Graphic Communications (A.A.S.)
Health Unit Coordinator (Diploma)*
Industrial/Mobile Hydraulic Mechanic (Certificate)
Interior Design (A.A.S.)
LPN Bridge to Nursing (A.A.S.)*

* Indicates high demand, limited seats available in program at Gateway Technical College.  Per the agreement, priority for admission to the "receiving district" shall be given to residents of the state of the "receiving institution." No residents of the state of the "receiving institution" may be displaced from the "receiving institution" due to this Agreement.  Students accepted prior to August 1, 2010 and continuously attending under this agreement will continue to be treated as resident students.  All students accepted after August 1, 2010, are eligible to attend Gateway at the resident tuition rate, but are considered out of state in the program’s subject-area courses.

College of Lake County Programs Available to Gateway Residents

Automotive Collision Repair (A.A.S. & Certificate)
Electrician Apprenticeship (A.A.S.)
Health and Wellness Promotion (A.A.S.)
Health and Wellness Promotion -Personal Training (Certificate)
Health and Wellness Promotion-Wellness Coaching (Certificate)
Laser/Photonics/Optics (Certificate)
Laser/Photonics/Optics -Applied Lasers (Certificate)
Laser/Photonics/Optics -Biophotonics (Certificate)
Machine Tool Trades (A.A.S.)
Mechatronics (Certificate)
Medical Imaging (AAS)
Medical Imaging-Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Certificate)
Medical Imaging-Computed Tomography (Certificate)
Phlebotomy Technician (Certificate)
Sustainable Agriculture (Certificate)