Eastern Gateway Community College

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Eastern Gateway Community College
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Type Community college
Established 1968 (1968)
Students 2,904
Location Steubenville, Youngstown, Warren, Ohio, United States
Campus Suburban
Website www.egcc.edu

Eastern Gateway Community College is a community college with one main campus in Steubenville, Ohio, as well as two smaller satellites in Youngstown and Warren, Ohio.


was founded in 1966 as Jefferson County Technical Institute, opening its doors for the first time in 1968 to serve the residents of Jefferson County, Ohio. It later changed its name to Jefferson Technical College in 1977. In 1995, the technical college became a community college and the name changed once more to Jefferson Community College. In 2009, the college expanded its service district to include three Ohio counties in addition to the original Jefferson: Columbiana, Mahoning, and Trumbull. This resulted in a further name change and the college became known as Eastern Gateway Community College in October 2009.


The college states that it "embraces an open door admissions policy." Applications are available on the college's website. Eastern Gateway Community College offers placement testing for newly enrolled students to put them in what they feel are appropriate classes. [1]

Academic programs[edit]

Eastern Gateway Community College offers 60 majors in the areas of business technologies, information technologies, engineering technologies, health and public services. The degrees offered are Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Applied Business, Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Technical Studies, and Associate of Individualized Studies. [2]

Tuition and Fees[edit]

Tuition for in-state students enrolled during the 2014-2015 academic year was $111 per credit hour. Eastern Gateway Community College has one of the lowest tuition rates in the state of Ohio. [3]


The enrollment of Eastern Gateway Community College was at 2,904 students for the Fall 2013 semester according to the Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education.[4]

Student Body Profile[edit]

1st Year Students:[5]

  • 82% In-State
  • 19% Out of State
  • 24% Part-time
  • 57% Women
  • 43% Men
  • 1% Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 5% Black/Non-Hispanic
  • 2% Hispanic
  • 92% White/Non-Hispanic
  • <1% Non-Resident Alien
  • 1% Race/Ethnicity Unreported


  1. ^ http://www.egcc.edu/future-students/admissions-office
  2. ^ http://www.egcc.edu/future-students/academic-programs
  3. ^ http://www.egcc.edu/future-students/tuition-and-fees
  4. ^ http://www.noche.org/
  5. ^ http://collegesearch.collegeboard.com/search/CollegeDetail.jsp?collegeId=3229&profileId=0

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