Gateway Community College

New Haven, CT 06510
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Gateway Community College is a two-year institution that is based out of New Haven, Connecticut. This school offers its students an excellent learning environment that focuses on preparing them for careers as professionals. There are many areas of study for students to pursue and it will be a good way for anyone to further their career goals. With over 150 degree and certificate programs, this is a school that can provide students with the right education. Everything from automotive certificates to math, science, and technical degrees can be earned at this college. It has a stellar reputation in the area and has been providing students with great educations for quite some time.

This school also offers a renowned nursing program that many people choose to take advantage of.  Instructors are all experienced professionals who can provide students with their years of expertise in the field of nursing. All of the training that students will receive is going to prepare them to take the licensure examinations upon graduation. 

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize City
Number of Students7,015
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate59%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 22 70
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 86.1%

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Institutional Accreditations
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
09/01/1981 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
10/01/2004 - 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$159/credit
In State Students$159/credit
Out of State Students$477/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 $7,155 $7,155 $21,465
ADN 70 $11,130 $11,130 $33,390
BSN 125 $19,875 $19,875 $59,625
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, 75% of 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 61% $4,777
Other Federal Grant 30% $198
State Grant & Scholarships 18% $3,011
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 28% $999
Federal Student Loans 4% $3,621
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$6,431
$30,001 to $48,000$6,806
$48,001 to $75,000$7,138
$75,001 to $110,000$9,166
Over $110,000$12,049

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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Connecticut state board of nursing.
Gateway Community College
20 Church Street
New Haven, CT 06510

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