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|Motto||Education that works, so you learn more, live better.|
|Affiliation|| Maricopa County Community College District |
Higher Learning Commission
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
|President||Dr. Steven Gonzales|
|Location|| Phoenix , Arizona , United States |
|Colors|| Blue, Grey and Black |
| Arizona Community College Athletic Conference |
National Junior College Athletic Association
|Sports|| Baseball |
GateWay Community College is a community college in Phoenix, Arizona. Established in 1968, GateWay is one of ten regionally accredited colleges in the Maricopa County Community College District. The Maricopa Skill Center is a division of GateWay.
A community college is a type of educational institution. The term can have different meanings in different countries: many community colleges have an “open enrollment” for students who have graduated from high school. The term usually refers to a higher educational institution that provides workforce education and college transfer academic programs. Some institutions maintain athletic teams and dormitories similar to their university counterparts.
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GateWay is the only Maricopa Community College with a Valley Metro Light Rail stop on campus, located on the south end of the campus.
GateWay Early College High School is located on the GWCC campus. Students can be enrolled in college classes and earn credits to eventually earn an associate degree. The first GWECHS class graduated in May, 2008. The GWECHS received its NCA accreditation on April 1, 1997.
GateWay was originally located in downtown Phoenix, named Maricopa Technical College, which became the first technical college to be established in Arizona.On May 1, 1987 Maricopa Tech became GateWay Community College, adopting the name commonly used to describe the surrounding area. The Automotive Center was added to the campus in 1989, followed by the Children's Learning Center and Central Plant in 1998, and Center for Health Careers Education in 1999.
GateWay Community College received its NCA accreditation on July 30, 1971.
GateWay Community College offers more than 120 degree and certificate options.
GateWay has the following competitive sports:
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