Gateway Technical College

Gateway Technical College

Gateway Technical College is a technical community college, located in Wisconsin. The college aims to ensure economic growth and viability by providing education, training, leadership, and technological resources to meet the changing needs of students, employers, and communities. It is a member of the 16 schools in the Wisconsin Technical College System.

Gateway enrolls over 4,500 students each term and offers more than 65 career training programs for them to choose from. GTC also offers instructional programs from its campuses and through distance learning opportunities, such as online courses, to more than 25,000 students annually.

GTC has major campuses in the Kenosha, Racine and Elkhorn. There is also a campus center in Burlington; and Advanced Technology Centers in Kenosha, Pleasant Prairie, and Sturtevant.

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Gateway Technical College
3520 30th Ave
Kenosha , WI 53144-1690
General Phone: (262) 564-2200

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Gateway Technical College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine1,123EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant, various nursing
Business and Management116operations management, accounting, marketing
Medical Support and Technology71dental assistant, medical assistant, radiation therapist, surgical tech
Computer Science and Engineering66computer programming, computer applications programming, systems analyst, computer networking, webmastering, computer support
Engineering Technician66civil engineering tech, electronics tech, electromechanical tech, HVAC tech, manufacturing tech, quality control tech, mechanical drafting
Security and Law Enforcement65criminal justice and police, fire protection tech, fire-fighting
Beauty and Cosmetology48hair styling
Production Trades42machinist, welding
Therapy and Counseling38physical therapist assistant, mental and social health services
Medical Administration37health unit coordinator, medical records tech, medical transcription
Construction Trades33masonry, carpentry, electrician, property management, painter, metal building assembler, pipefitting, plumbing
Office and Administration31administrative assistant, general office occupations, business support services
Education and Teaching25early childhood education, teacher aide
Design24interior design, graphic design
Landscaping and Horticulture23horticultural business
Mechanics and Repair11industrial electronics tech, industrial mechanics, automobile mechanics, vehicle maintenance
Cooking and Culinary Arts11restaurant and catering management
Media8radio and TV tech
Liberal Arts8sign language translation, technical and business writing, interdisciplinary studies
Science and Laboratory Technician7biology tech
Hospitality2hotel management
Family and Social Work1child care management
Transportation0commercial pilot and flight crew

Number of programs and degrees for Gateway Technical College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree65744
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years28520
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years24
Award of less than 1 academic year9125

Gateway Technical College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Gateway Technical College had a total enrollment of 7,586 students (3,780 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 75%
Black 12%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 14%
20-21 13%
22-24 15%
25-29 14%
30-34 10%
35-39 8%
40-49 13%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

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


Gateway Technical College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 67 %
Part-Time 60 %

Gateway Technical College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Gateway Technical College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,097
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 18,013
Books and supplies $ 1,148

Financial Aid:
Gateway Technical College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 538900)

Gateway Technical College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year96$92,554177$74,011
All faculty totalacademic year96$92,554177$74,011

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

Gateway Technical College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Hair Styling/Stylist and Hair Design

Business And Management
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Operations Management and Supervision

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance and Management
Metal Building Assembly/Assembler
Painting/Painter and Wall Coverer
Pipefitting/Pipefitter and Sprinkler Fitter
Plumbing Technology/Plumber

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager

Graphic Design
Interior Design

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Tech
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
Quality Control Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticultural Business Services, Other

Liberal Arts
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
Technical and Business Writing

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, Other

Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Health Unit Coordinator/Ward Clerk
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
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, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

Science And Laboratory Technician
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Therapy And Counseling
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
Physical Therapist Assistant

Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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