Ease your transition from high school to a full-time GateWay Community College student!
EXCEL is a student success program providing student scholars with assistance to navigate college toward degree completion and university transfer. GateWay is one of only three Maricopa Community Colleges with the EXCEL Program and our program is funded by the Arizona Community Foundation and we partner with College Success Arizona.
With EXCEL, you are not alone! We are here to help you every step of the way. Students working toward their first bachelor degree or students without a bachelor degree who are working toward a certificate program and who are Pell Grant eligible may qualify. Contact us today to get started!
Your Future Without Boundaries
How to Apply
- Fill out this application: https://my.maricopa.edu/support/excel/excel-application-gwcc
- Complete the GateWay Community College Admission Process
- If your GPA is 2.5 or less, take your Placement Tests
- Complete FAFSA for the followings years:
- 2021–2022 (Requires 2019 Tax Information) Fall and Spring Semesters
- MUST complete FAFSA for EXCEL funding. (GWCC school code 008303)