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Gateway to College

Gateway to College

gateway to college

Gateway to College is a nationally recognized scholarship and dual-credit high school diploma completion program. Gateway to College serves students ages 16-20 years of age who have disengaged from high school or have fallen behind on credits. Students earn their high school diploma while progressing toward a college certificate or associate degree. Metropolitan Community College's Gateway to College program is the first in Nebraska and the 28th college selected to offer the program.

WHY GATEWAY TO COLLEGE

There are many reasons why students disengage or fall behind on credits while in high school. Gateway to College provides motivated students who have not been successful in a high school environment the opportunity for a fresh start on a college campus. Gateway students are college students dual-enrolled at MCC and take their first quarter classes on the Fort Omaha Campus. While in Gateway, students learn how to succeed in an educational setting under the guidance of a caring team of resource specialists and instructors with access to library, tutoring, and writing services. Upon successful completion, Gateway to College students will have satisfied their high school diploma requirements through the completion of college coursework. Students have the opportunity to achieve academic and personal success through the support they will find in the Gateway to College program.

LEARN MORE

  1. Eligibility

  2. How to apply

  3. Information session schedule

  4. FAQs

  5. Testimonials


CONTACT INFORMATION

Metropolitan Community College
Fort Omaha Campus
5300 N. 30th St., Building 7
Omaha, NE 68103
Main number: 531-MCC-2746
Email: gatewaytocollege@mccneb.edu

Amber Tjaden

Shawna  Tate

Jermaine Ballard

Jordan Pirtle

Assistant Director
531-MCC-2482
aktjaden@mccneb.edu

Resource specialist
531-MCC-2484
sttate@mccneb.edu

Resource specialist
531-MCC-22488 jdballard@mccneb.edu

Director
531-MCC-2380
jlpirtle1@mccneb.edu


GATEWAY TO COLLEGE NEWS COVERAGE 

 

Visit the national Gateway to College website to learn more about the program.