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Paying for College

Paying for College


GateWay Community College supports and encourages student success and degree completion. Students who prepare financially are more successful in maintaining their progress toward course and program completion. Before you register for classes it is important that you understand how much money you will need for school, what kinds of aid are available to you, and how you will pay for school.

There are four elements that will affect how much money you need for school:

  • Tuition and Fees
  • Books and Supplies for each class
  • Transportation to and from class
  • Personal Living Expenses (such as food and rent)

Use the Net Price Calculator to determine the approximate cost of attendance.

Next, determine how you will pay for college. You have several options: