Gateway Community and Technical College

Also known as Northern Kentucky Tech

500 Technology Way, Florence, KY

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The mission of Gateway Community and Technical College (GCTC) is to provide a collaborative environment where students, staff and the community can engage in meaningful dialog that focuses on learning from a global perspective. Their strategy to achieve this learning-conducive environment is to Make Change Happen by offering a “high quality, affordable, accessible and inclusive” curriculum.

GCTC is a two-year degree college and is part of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System. Offering associate degrees, transfer programs, certificates and diplomas in more than 30 diverse programs like air conditioning technology, cosmetology, criminal justice and welding technology. Students can either choose from career-oriented courses of study or transfer programs that fulfill the requirements to continue at a public four-year college in Kentucky.

Tuition fees start at $144 per credit hour for in-state and online students, making this an affordable dream for many Kentuckians. Whether a student is focused on enhancing an existing career, building a fresh one or embarking on a longer college education journey, GCTC has the right program at the right price.

Student life at GCTC’s three campus locations offers a unique opportunity to be a part of several student clubs. In addition, students may also choose to involve themselves in community activities organized by the college. Both options are designed to promote accessibility and inclusion, and bring the college community closer to the larger community that it serves.

GCTC comes highly recommended as a cutting-edge college that focuses on the future by working on the present.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,600. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range:
    • State Residents: $3,500-$4,200
    • Out-of-State: $12,000-$14,830
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • In-State: $150-$180 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $520-$620 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid94%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships90%$3,846
Receiving Student Loans43%$4,611

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Gateway Community and Technical College may offer services including:

  • Distance learning
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Helping students find work after graduation

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for this school, versus those community colleges in Kentucky, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.

 Northern Kentucky TechBoone CountyKentucky
Graduation Rate33.6%-24.2%
Transfer-out Rate9.5%-13.1%

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades



    Engineering Technology

    Family and Consumer Sciences

    Health and Clinical Professions

    Interdisciplinary Studies

      Liberal Arts and Sciences

      Mechanic and Repair Technology

      Personal and Culinary Services

      Precision Production

      Public Administration and Social Services

      Security and Protective Services

      Visual and Performing Arts

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