Gateway Technical College serves Kenosha, Racine & Walworth counties with face-to-face, blended and online classes toward 70+ diplomas and degrees that prepare students for career success.

Gateway Technical College

Make life-changing opportunities a reality. Get the skills you need to achieve your dreams through our partnerships with area employers and our industry-tested faculty. With hands-on learning that prepares you for a real-world career, as well as 40 student organizations and an array of support services to encourage you, studying at Gateway isn’t just educational — it’s engaging. That’s why nine of every 10 Gateway graduates are hired within 6 months of completing their program. From online, blended and accelerated on-demand training to traditional face-to-face courses, our flexible career and technical education supports every student on their path to success.


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Gateway grads hired within six months of graduation


Entirely online programs

Get a jump start on college

Gateway offers many paths to earn college credit in high school

High school students have saved millions of dollars in tuition and debt by earning FREE college credit in high school. With Transcripted Credit, Advanced Standing, Start College Now, Distance Learning, Youth Apprenticeship and more, there are many options to help students earn college credit early. Getting started is easy: just contact the New Student Specialists in your high school.

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Expand your opportunities & make lasting memories at Gateway

Every Gateway Red Hawk enjoys opportunities for involvement on campus and off campus. Study abroad in global destinations like Morocco, Germany, Indonesia or Australia. Or join one of more than 30 different student clubs to connect with classmates and build your resume. Take advantage of opportunities to make an impact in your community while learning hands-on through service learning volunteer experiences.

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Big dreams #StartHere.

92% of Gateway graduates are employed within six months of graduation.

Gateway graduates are career-ready. Employers love that, which is why 92% of our graduates are hired within six months of graduation, earning more than $18/hour on average. How? Simple: small class sizes and expert faculty help prepare students for nationally recognized certifications through hands-on training with state-of-the-art equipment is designed to meet area employers' needs. That's how Gateway makes lIfe-size opportunities.

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Gateway’s transfer agreements save you time and money

Many students start their career education at Gateway and transfer to one of the more than 40 four-year colleges and universities we have developed agreements with, saving as much as 67% on their career education! We make it simple for you to transfer credits when you decide to advance your education and career.

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Get ready to meet your career goals at Gateway Technical College. Whether you’re working toward your dream career, planning for a promotion or making a career change, we’re here to help. High-tech, hands-on programs will give you the skills and knowledge employers look for, and our supportive faculty and staff will be there to guide you along the way. Small class sizes, hands-on learning and state-of-the-art facilities spread across nine campuses and centers and more than 70 programs offered in person and online will make your skill set big enough to fit your dreams. Why wait? Big futures start here.

Save 67% on career education.

High quality education doesn't have to mean costly student loan debt

Gateway is the high-quality, affordable choice for your career education. Gateway’s tuition is half that of the state universities and a third that of private colleges. From low-cost tuition to a wide range of payment options, we put a valuable college experience within reach.

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Attend your way, get the support you need

Flexible classes and personalized services so you succeed

Customize your learning with on-demand, online, evening, blended, full-time and part-time classes to fit your schedule. Choose from 21 programs that are entirely online for maximum flexibility. With learning success centers that offer subject-specific tutoring on campus or online, as well as counseling, multicultural and disabilities services for one-on-one support, our diverse student body is prepared to succeed.

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Enjoy a life-sized education close to home

Small class sizes & multiple locations help prepare you to succeed.

At all nine campus and center locations and online, students have access to hands-on learning in courses with an average of just 10 other students working with industry-proven instructors. Gateway offers a comfortable but exciting place to build your future. You can take a virtual tour of campus, schedule an in-person visit or attend one of our Get Ready Application workshops to get all your questions answered in person.

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Save time and money

Quality education doesn't have to mean expensive student loan debt

Whether you’re coming from high school, transferring from another college, have served your in the military or have other career experience, Gateway wants to save you time and money through Credit for Prior Learning. Students can earn credit for past experiences and speed up progress toward educational goals at a fraction of tuition cost by earning credit for courses in subjects in which they have prior skills and knowledge.

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