Gateway Technical College

Kenosha, WI 53144
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Gateway Technical College is one of the sixteen public 2-year colleges in Wisconsin. The campus is located in a suburb, in Kenosha.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 9,166 students attend the school. Every year 31% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Gateway Technical College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $3,966, and fees were $403. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $5,949 and $403 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize Suburb
Number of Students9,166
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate64%

Nursing Programs

The Gateway Technical College Associate Degree in Nursing was designed as per the Wisconsin Technical College System requirements set by the National League for Nursing.

The program is intended to prepare students with the theoretical and practical skills to offer quality nursing care and to become successful candidates for the National Licensure Examination to be licensed as a Registered Nurse.

Students entering into the program are required to complete the petition process. The college maintains an open door admissions policy accepting all students 18 years of age and older.

Admission Requirements:

  • Fill the application for admission
  • Take the Gateway Technical College Placement test
  • Submit official transcripts for all college level coursework
  • Submit Background Information Disclosure form, CPR certification, and required licensing

Students can apply to college at any time but applications received by the 1st of January for the summer semester, the 1st of July for the fall semester and the 1st of October for the Spring Semester will be offered priority.

Applicants will fall under one of the three acceptance status categories. Applications that have met all the requirements for admission will receive ‘Full Acceptance Status'.

Applicants who meet all admission requirements but for whom remediation is required will have a ‘Remedial Acceptance Status’ and applicants required to meet admission requirements will fall in the ‘Conditional Acceptance Status.’

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 11 140
Certificate 62 582
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 97.3%
  • NCLEX-RN: 88.5%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1970 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1980 - 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 $30
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$132/credit
In State Students$132/credit
Out of State Students$198/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 $5,940 $5,940 $8,910
ADN 70 $9,240 $9,240 $13,860
BSN 125 $16,500 $16,500 $24,750
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, 62% of Gateway Technical 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 41% $4,324
Other Federal Grant 18% $226
State Grant & Scholarships 31% $1,039
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 8% $816
Federal Student Loans 38% $3,710
Private Loans -- $22,242


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$7,404
$30,001 to $48,000$8,070
$48,001 to $75,000$10,724
$75,001 to $110,000$11,918
Over $110,000$12,635

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Wisconsin state board of nursing.
Gateway Technical College
3520 30th Ave
Kenosha, WI 53144

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