Welcome to GateWay Community College

Earn a degree or certificate while being part of a diverse and community-focused campus at GateWay Community College (GWCC). As a part of the first technical college in Arizona and the first to use community advisory committees, students don’t have to settle for second best. Join us and be first!

Convenient, quality education

Choose from more than 150 degree, certificate, trade, technical, and workforce training options to fit your life, budget, and goals.

Focus on community

At GWCC, we take our middle name seriously. We engage with our community so we can be responsive to its cultural, educational, and training needs.

Real-world training

Be competitive in the job market and contribute to the local economy, thanks to learning programs that are focused on job success.

Explore real-world learning experiences

Explore real-world learning experiences

GWCC thrives on providing innovative education opportunities combined with hands-on job training. Our comprehensive learning programs give you real-world experiences that make you competitive in the job market and an asset to the economy, including automotive programs that feature partnerships with Honda PACT and Toyota T-TEN.

Join our caring community

Join our caring community

Be part of a legacy of innovation, pioneering vision, and helping our community. GWCC is committed to responding to the physical and social needs of our community through our pro bono healthcare clinic (HUG), GateWay to the Arts, and many other programs.

Express yourself through the arts

Express yourself through the arts

GateWay to the Arts provides free performances to the community and features local artists specializing in dance, music, and silent films. You also can explore sculpting, ceramics, painting, drawing, bronze casting, and welding in our state-of-the-art studio.

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Average age of GWCC credit-hour student.

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Average class size at GWCC.

5th

GWCC was ranked fifth by Washington Monthly magazine as one of the “Best Colleges for Adult Learners – 2-Year Colleges” in 2016.

Find your passion

Find your passion

GWCC is committed to providing quality education with innovative academic programs. Whether you plan to transfer to a university, enter the workforce with new skills, or take classes for personal enrichment, GWCC has something for you. We offer the largest number of allied health sciences and nursing graduates throughout Maricopa Community Colleges. And GWCC is the only community college in Arizona offering Polysomnography and EEG/END, Occupational Safety and Health, and Water Resource Technologies programs.

Learn more, live better

If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, a medical bent, technological savvy, a love of the arts, or a desire to participate in innovative programs, GWCC is the place for you. Study alongside others with a rich cultural diversity, as you enjoy beautiful mountain views from our locations throughout the Valley. Education that works, so you learn more, live better.
Convenient campuses

Convenient campuses

GWCC has two centrally located campuses accessible by light rail and bus, as well as the Deer Valley Campus in the North Valley, and the SouthWest Skill Center in Avondale.

Gecko athletics

Gecko athletics

Be a proud GateWay Gecko! Our student athletes participate in a variety of sports, including baseball, softball, and soccer — and work toward excellence on and off the field.

Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation

Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation

The Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation, a business incubator in the heart of the Discovery Triangle. The Small Business Development Center (SBDC Maricopa) also has offices and resources on campus.

Get involved at GWCC

Get involved at GWCC

With 30 clubs and student organizations and a variety of student leadership opportunities, there’s something for every interest at GWCC.

Main Campus Location

Washington Campus

 

Satellite Locations

Central City Campus

Deer Valley Campus

SouthWest Skill Center

 

Visit the Site

Learn more about GateWay Community College

Get started at GWCC – whether you’re looking to complete a degree, transfer to a university, earn a certificate, enhance your career, or take classes for personal growth. Visit the GateWay Community College website to learn more about our campuses, course offerings, extracurricular programs, and more.

Call us at 602-286-8000

Our GateWay student representatives are here for you. Ask us your questions and get started today.