Gateway Technical College: Narrative Description
GATEWAY TECHNICAL COLLEGE P-12
3520 30th Ave.
Kenosha, WI 53144-1690
Tel: (262)564-2200; Admissions: (262)564-3224; Fax: (262)564-2201; Web Site: http://www.gtc.edu/
Description: State and locally supported, 2-year, specialized, coed. Part of Wisconsin Technical College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1911. Setting: 10-acre urban campus with easy access to Chicago and Milwaukee. Educational spending 2002-03: $12,625 per student. Total enrollment: 6,816. 4,489 applied, 85% were admitted. Full-time: 1,304 students, 55% women, 45% men. Part-time: 5,512 students, 63% women, 37% men. Students come from 7 states and territories, 0.3% Native American, 7% Hispanic, 10% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 50% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, co-op programs and internships.
Entrance Requirements: Open admission except for health occupations programs. Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required for some: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, interview. Placement: ACT ASSET or ACT COMPASS required; ACT recommended. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.
Costs Per Year: Application fee: $30. State resident tuition: $2100 full-time, $70 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $14,693 full-time, $489.75 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $239 full-time, $3.50 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.
Collegiate Environment: Student-run newspaper, radio station. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Library/Learning Resources Center with 45,433 books, 1,537 microform titles, 409 serials, 12,400 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2002-03: $1 million. 840 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.
Community Environment: Located on the shore of Lake Michigan, Kenosha (population 79,000) has an excellent harbor with 83% of its shoreline providing recreation. It is surrounded by a prosperous agricultural area and is one of the chief industrial centers of the state. Both Chicago and Milwaukee are an hour away. Points of interest are the Hall of Fame, Art Museum, County Historical Society, and Petrifying Springs Park.
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