Eastern Gateway Community College believes that better education can lead to a better life. This college offers vast academic opportunities that cater to a diverse population.
EGCC has an open door admission policy and students with high school diploma, GED certificate or equivalent can qualify for admission. Applicants are required to take an exam and undergo an interview to determine the right program for them.
Students of EGCC can choose from a number of associate degree and certificate programs in different areas of study designed to help students achieve their academic and career goals. Those with good academic standing are allowed to earn a dual degree.
As an institution with the lowest tuition rates in the state of Ohio, EGCC offers affordable education coupled with great value and excellence. Compared to other Ohio state universities with almost $10,000 tuition fee in a year, EGCC students only pay less than half of that amount.
This college strives to keep up with the constantly changing industry to provide the necessary education for the community it serves. EGCC Department of Workforce and Community Outreach develop programs designed to cultivate lifelong learning and vital skills for the students to competitively fare in the current workforce market.
Numerous academic support services are available to guide the students in their academic endeavours. Recent graduates and alumni can also seek help from Career Services office in terms of determining and finding appropriate job opportunities. The admissions department at EGCC is another valuable resource for students interested in the school.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $3,300. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $20 application fee for students applying to the school. 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: $3,300-$4,000
- Out-of-State: $4,400-$5,220
- Charges per unit:
- State Residents: $110-$130 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $150-$170 per credit 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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||95%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||91%||$4,631|
|Receiving Student Loans||60%||$2,264|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and recent graduates, Eastern Gateway Community College may provide services to students like:
- Online classes
- Remedial instructional courses
- Career path counseling
- Day care for children
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges often offer both career training programs and options for students to transfer-out to four year institutions, which is why the table below is so important, it compares this school against community colleges in Ohio.
|Eastern Gateway Community College||Jefferson County||Ohio|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Dental Assistant Program
- Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1970)
- Radiology Technician Program
- Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1978)
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.
Get more information about the programs offered by Eastern Gateway Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Security and Protective Services
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Eastern Gateway Community College.
- Belmont College in Saint Clairsville, OH (24 miles away)
- Pierpont Community and Technical College in Fairmont, WV (68 miles away)
- Zane State College in Zanesville, OH (77 miles away)
- Bowling Green State University - Firelands in Huron, OH (123 miles away)
- Marion Technical College in Marion, OH (128 miles away)