Education that provides our students a way to gain the skills to fulfill their dreams, right where they are today and tomorrow. That’s what we do here at Gateway Technical College.

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

Friendly community, helpful resources

Expand your opportunities & make lasting memories at Gateway

Every Gateway Red Hawk enjoys opportunities for involvement on-campus and off. 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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Life is Big. Prepare at Gateway.

89% of Gateway graduates are employed within six months of graduation.

Gateway graduates are career-ready. Employers love that, which is why 89% of our graduates are hired within 6 months of graduation, earning more than $18/hour on average. How? Simple: Small class sizes and 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-sized opportunities.

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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? Life is big. Be prepared.

Benefit from flexibility and support

Personalized scheduling and services so you succeed

On-demand, online, evening, blended, full-time, and part-time classes let students customize their learning to work around their schedule. We offer 18 programs that are entirely online, for students who need maximum flexibility. And with learning success centers that offer subject-specific tutoring on every campus and online, as well as specialized services to provide one-on-one support, our diverse student body is prepare to succeed.

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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.

Discover how to earn credit for your experience