GateWay Community College Phoenix

GateWay Community College Phoenix

GateWay Community College is an urban campus, located in Phoenix, Arizona near Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. It was established in 1968. GateWay is one of ten nationally accredited colleges in the Maricopa County Community College District. The Maricopa Skill Center is a division of GateWay. The college enrolls over 16,000 students annually. GateWay offers a wide variety of programs and degrees in several areas of study.

The school mascot is the Gecko, and the school motto is, "Learn more, live better." GateWay is a member of the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference. The athletes of the college participate in various sports which include cross country, golf, soccer, softball, baseball and tennis.

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GateWay Community College
108 N. 40th Street
Phoenix , AZ 85034
General Phone: (602) 392-5000

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GateWay Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine601EMT paramedic, registered nursing, surgical nurse, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Medical Support and Technology209pharmacy tech, cardiovascular tech, electroencephalographic tech, nuclear medical tech, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, surgical tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, radiographer, ...
Mechanics and Repair187HVAC, automobile mechanics
Medical Administration127health unit coordinator, medical transcription, medical secretary, health and medical administrative
Liberal Arts72liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Therapy and Counseling70physical therapist assistant
Engineering Technician41electromechanical tech, HVAC tech, water quality and recycling tech, industrial tech, manufacturing tech, occupational safety tech, aerospace engineering tech
Construction Trades38masonry, carpentry, electrician, lineworker, painter, building inspection and management, pipefitting, plumbing, construction trades ...
Computer Science and Engineering34computer and info science, systems analyst, computer networking, computer services management, computer support
Art Studies33art studies
Business and Management23accounting and computer science, business, business management, logistics, operations management, business administration, accounting technology, organizational behavior, MIS, ...
Production Trades21sheet metal tech
Law8court reporting
Office and Administration4office management, administrative assistant, office data entry
Science2natural sciences, physical sciences
Education and Teaching0elementary school teaching, computer teaching
Cooking and Culinary Arts0personal and culinary services

Number of programs and degrees for GateWay Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years30333
Award of less than 1 academic year60039
Associate's degree52042
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years475

GateWay Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, GateWay Community College had a total enrollment of 6,874 students (3,677 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 50%
Black 8%
Hispanic 26%
Asian 4%
American Indian 5%
Unknown 7%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 15%
18-19 7%
20-21 7%
22-24 11%
25-29 17%
30-34 12%
35-39 9%
40-49 13%
50-64 6%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)12%
State unknown1%

GateWay Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 52 %
Part-Time 29 %

GateWay Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Phoenix, Arizona for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Arizona Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

GateWay Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,734
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,894
Books and supplies $ 1,120

Financial Aid:
GateWay Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 830300)

GateWay Community College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year35$77,58568$75,026
All faculty totalacademic year35$77,58568$75,026

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

GateWay Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Accounting and Computer Science
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Logistics and Materials Management
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Operations Management and Supervision
Organizational Behavior Studies

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer/Info Tech Services Administration & Management, Other

Construction Trades
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, & Inspection, Other
Construction Trades, Other
Painting/Painter and Wall Coverer
Pipefitting/Pipefitter and Sprinkler Fitter
Plumbing Technology/Plumber

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Personal and Culinary Services, Other

Education And Teaching
Computer Teacher Education
Elementary Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Tech
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician
Industrial Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician
Water Quality & Wastewater Treatment Mgmt & Recycling Tech

Court Reporting/Court Reporter

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Health Unit Coordinator/Ward Clerk
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health Diagnostic/Intervention/Treatment Professions, Oth
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Electroneurodiagnostic/Electroencephalographic Tech/Tech
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
Office Management and Supervision

Production Trades
Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking

Natural Sciences
Physical Sciences

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant

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GateWay Community College Highlights

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What Sets GateWay Community College Apart:

% of degrees in medical administration
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Salaries of full-time faculty
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% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 16%GateWay Community College % of degrees in therapy and counseling
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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Top 17%GateWay Community College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
Male % of student body
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Top 17%GateWay Community College Male % of student body
% students 40 years or older
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Minority % of student body
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Top 17%GateWay Community College Minority % of student body
% of degrees in art studies
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Top 19%GateWay Community College % of degrees in art studies
% of degrees in construction trades
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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Has ROTC (army, air force)

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