Eastern Gateway Community College

Steubenville, OH 43952
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Eastern Gateway Community College (EGCC) is located in Steubenville, Ohio. EGCC was established in 1968 and has had a number of different name changes throughout the decades. It serves more than 4500 students currently and is an open admissions college. EGCC has a large number of associate’s degree programs in many areas of study and also quite a few certificate programs available at this school. This school has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

EGCC nursing program students can follow the practical nursing track to become licensed practical nurses (LPN) or the associate’s degree in nursing track to become registered nurses (RN). There is also an option for current LPNs to receive advanced placement in the RN program. EGCC conducts nursing courses and lab sessions on the campus and there are some online courses in the program too. Clinical experiences are part of the curriculum and will take place off-site at various hospitals and other healthcare agencies in the community. The nursing program at EGCC has been approved by the Ohio State Board of Nursing.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students8,526
Student to Faculty Ratio21:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate47%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 3 35
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 2 15
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 90.3%
  • NCLEX-RN: 75%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1973 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $20
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$117/credit
In State Students$117/credit
Out of State Students$225/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $5,265 $5,265 $10,125
ADN 70 $8,190 $8,190 $15,750
BSN 125 $14,625 $14,625 $28,125
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 93% of Eastern Gateway Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 65% $4,545
Other Federal Grant 7% $429
State Grant & Scholarships 3% $514
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 35% $2,512
Federal Student Loans 37% $2,304
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$2,135
$30,001 to $48,000$3,391
$48,001 to $75,000$3,567
$75,001 to $110,000$6,696
Over $110,000$6,298

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Non-resident alien

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Ohio state board of nursing.
Eastern Gateway Community College
4000 Sunset Blvd
Steubenville, OH 43952

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