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Gateway at a Glance

LOCATION 20 Church Street New Haven, Connecticut 06510    
CONTACT Main Line:  (203) 285-2000              Web:
HISTORY On July 1, 1992, the New Haven campus at Long Wharf, formerly known as South Central Community College, combined resources with Greater New Haven State Technical College in North Haven. This merged institution is now one of 12 community colleges in Connecticut.
ENROLLMENT 5,703 in Fall 2021; 3,244 FTE in credit
SERVICE DELIVERY TOWNS Bethany, Branford, East Haven, Guilford, Hamden, Madison, New Haven, North Branford, North Haven, Orange, West Haven, Woodbridge (Approximately 40% of GCC students come from other towns)
(Fall 2021)
Degree Seekers: 85%, Certificate Seekers: 6%, Non-Degree/Certificate Seekers: 9%
Full-Time: 31%   Part-Time: 69%
Average age: 26
Females: 62%   Males: 38%
African American Students: 22%   Hispanic Students: 29%
Veterans: 79


(Fall 2021)

Full-Time: 98    Part-Time: 347
Student Faculty ratio: 16:1

ATHLETICS Men's and Women's basketball are offered as National Junior College Athletic Association intercollegiate sports.
The following are offered as intramural sports: Soccer, Dodge Ball, Pep Squad, Volleyball
STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS 25 clubs and organizations available to students who desire to participate
TUITION & FEES (Fall 2021) Annual Full-Time (12 credits, in-state)
Tuition: $3,984 + Service Fees $492 + Activity Fee $20 + Transportation Fee $40 = Total $4,536
(Fall 2021)
56% of students received financial assistance
41% of students received Pell grants
DEGREES & CERTIFICATES 22,521 degrees and certificates awarded since 1992































































































•  Business Administration: Accounting Option, A.S.
•  CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: Business Studies: Accounting, A.A.

Art & Graphics
•  CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: Art Studies, A.A.
•  Studio Art, A.S.
•  Studio Art: Graphic Design Option, A.S.

Automotive Technology
•  Automotive Technology: Comprehensive Automotive Repair and Service (CARS), A.A.S.
•  Automotive Technology: General Motors - Automotive Service Education (ASEP), A.A.S.
•  Automotive Technology: Honda PACT, A.A.S.

•  CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: Biochemistry Studies, A.A.

•  CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: Biology Studies, A.A.

Biomedical Engineering Technology
•  Biomedical Engineering Technology, A.S.

Business - Entrepreneurial Studies
•  Entrepreneurial Studies, A.S.

Business - Finance
•  CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: Business Studies: Finance, A.A.

Business - General
•  Business Administration, A.S.
•  CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: Business Studies: Business Administration, A.A.
•  CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: Business Studies: Business, A.A.

Business - Management
•  Business Administration: Management Option, A.S.
•  CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: Business Studies: Management, A.A.
•  Public Utility Management, A.S.

Business - Marketing/Retail Management/Fashion Merchandising
•  Business Administration: Marketing Option, A.S.
•  Retail Management/Fashion Merchandising, A.S.

Business Office Technology
•  Business Office Technology: Administrative Assistant Option, A.S.
•  Business Office Technology: Electronic Health Records and Coding Option, A.S.
•  Business Office Technology: Legal Administrative Assistant Option, A.S.
•  Business Office Technology: Medical Administrative Assistant Option, A.S.
•  Business Office Technology: Paralegal Option, A.S.

•  CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: Chemistry Studies, A.A.

•  CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: Communication Studies, A.A.

Computer Engineering Technology
•  Computer Engineering Technology, A.S.

Computer Science
•  Computer Science, A.S.
•  CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: Computer Science Studies, A.A.

Computer Science Technology
•  Computer Science: Data Security Specialist Option, A.S.
•  Computer Science: Mobile Application Development Option, A.S.
•  Computer Science: Networking Option, A.S.

Connecticut College of Technology
•  College of Technology: Engineering Science, A.S.
•  College of Technology: Technology Studies, A.S.

Criminal Justice
•  Criminal Justice, A.S.
•  CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: Criminology Studies, A.A.

Culinary Arts
•  Culinary Arts, A.A.

Dental Hygiene
•  Pre-Dental Hygiene Transfer Compact: Liberal Arts & Sciences, A.A.

Diagnostic Medical Sonography
•  Diagnostic Imaging and Therapy: Diagnostic Medical Sonography, A.S.

Drug and Alcohol Recovery Counselor
•  Drug and Alcohol Recovery Counselor, A.S.

Early Childhood - Special Education
•  Early Childhood Special Education, A.S.

Early Childhood Education
•  CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: Early Childhood Teacher Credential Studies-ECTC Level A, A.A.
•  Early Childhood Education Career Path, A.S.
•  Early Childhood Education: Continued Studies Transfer Path, A.S.

Electrical Engineering Technology
•  Electrical Engineering Technology, A.S.

•  CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: English Studies, A.A.

Environmental Science
•  Environmental Science and Toxicology, A.S.

Exercise Science
•  CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: Exercise Science Studies, A.A.
•  Exercise Science and Wellness, A.S.

Fire Administration
•  Fire Technology and Administration, A.S.

Foreign Languages
•  CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: French Studies, A.A.
•  CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: Italian Studies, A.A.
•  CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: Spanish Studies, A.A.

General Studies
•  General Studies, A.S.

•  CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: Geography Studies, A.A.

•  CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: History Studies, A.A.
Hospitality Management
•  Hotel Management, A.S.
•  Restaurant and Food Service Management, A.S.

Human Services
•  CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: Social Work Studies, A.A.
•  Human Services Career, A.S.
•  Human Services Transfer, A.S.
•  Human Services: Gerontology Option, A.S.

Liberal Arts and Sciences
•  Liberal Arts and Sciences, AA

Manufacturing Engineering Technology
•  Manufacturing Engineering Technology, A.S.

•  CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: Mathematics Studies, A.A.

Mechanical Engineering Technology
•  Mechanical Engineering Technology, A.S.

Nuclear Medicine Technology
•  Diagnostic Imaging and Therapy: Nuclear Medicine Technology, A.S.

•  Nursing, A.S.

Nutrition & Dietetics
•  Nutrition and Dietetics, A.S.

•  CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: Physics Studies, A.A.

Political Science
•  CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: Political Science Studies, A.A.

•  CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: Psychology Studies, A.A.

Radiation Therapy
•  Diagnostic Imaging and Therapy: Radiation Therapy, A.S.

•  Diagnostic Imaging and Therapy: Radiography, A.S.

Railroad Engineering Technology
•  Railroad Engineering Technology, A.S.
•  Railroad Engineering Technology: Signaling & Communications Option, A.S.

•  Natural Sciences and Mathematics, A.S.
•  CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: Sociology Studies, A.A.

Surgical Technology
•  Surgical Technology, A.S.

•  Aviation Maintenance Technology, A.S.

Water Management Technology
•  Water Management Certificate

CONTINUING & PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION Bookkeeping Professional National Certificate
Bookkeeping Training Certificate
Business Analyst Certificate
Business Professional & Office Assistant Certificate
CDL Class A & B Training
Community Health Worker Certificate
Computed Tomography (CT SCAN)
Connecticut Basic Boating
Desktop Support/ A+ Computer TIA Certificate
Digital Media & Web Design Training Certificate
Distribution & Supply Chain Logistics
Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)
Financial Education & Work Readiness Workshops
First Time Supervisor – Manager Training
Manufacturing Pipeline
Math & English Boot Camp
Media Technology
Medical Interpreter Training Certificate
Medical Office Assistant Training Certificate
Mental Health First Aid Training
Money Management for Life
Motorcycle Rider Courses
Nurse Assistant Training Program
Patient Care Technician Training Certificate
Patient Navigator Training Certificate
Pharmacy Technician Training Certificate
Real Estate Principles & Practices
ServSafe Food Handler and Alcohol Training
Web Development Certificate











New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)


  • Automotive Technology – Automotive Service Excellence Education Foundation (ASE)
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography – Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS) of the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
  • Early Childhood Education – National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology – Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT)
  • Nursing – Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
  • Nutrition and Dietetics – Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
  • Radiography/Radiation Therapy – Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JCERT)
  • Surgical Technology - Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA) of the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)