Main Campus Location
Central City Campus
Deer Valley Campus
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.
" GateWay Community College made it possible for me to pursue my degree by being accessible to everyone and anyone who wants to come to school. "
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.
" My advice to students is to get involved in student life and leadership and clubs because the college experience is here. GateWay is the great way - you don’t want to miss out on this. "
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.
Average age of GWCC credit-hour student.
Average class size at GWCC.
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
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.
GWCC has two centrally located campuses accessible by light rail, as well as the Deer Valley campus in the north part of the Valley.
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.
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.
With 30 clubs and student organizations and a variety of student leadership opportunities, there’s something for every interest at GWCC.