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Ready to be a Red Hawk? Applying to Gateway is the first step toward the career of your dreams! You can complete your application online from the comfort of your home, or you can join us for a Get Ready Application Workshop where our New Student Specialists are ready to assist with any questions you may have and to waive your application fee.

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Applying to Gateway is easy and only takes about 15 minutes, but there are a few things you’ll need to make the process as smooth as possible:


Non-refundable application fee

Your preferred start term

Your desired program of study

Complete your application.

Fill out your online application. Come to a Get Ready Application Workshop for assistance in filling out your application and get an application fee waiver! Call 1-800-247-7122 to schedule a Get Ready Application Workshop.

Submit your transcripts.

Submit an official copy of all academic transcripts including high school, college/university, and/or GED/HSED. Official transcripts need to be submitted before admission acceptance and before any transfer credit can be awarded.

Submit college placement information.

Students must meet one of the following multiple measures: earned a technical diploma or higher, earned a minimum high school GPA of 2.6, earned a minimum college GPA of 2.0 or submit ACT or Accuplacer test scores. Submit any needed transcripts or test scores.

Submit required items.

Some programs have additional admission requirements. Go to for details.

Download a full checklist for the admissions process.