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Eastern Gateway Community College Data & Information Overview

If you want to know more about Eastern Gateway Community College, such as what majors does it offer, how diverse it is, how well it ranks, and more, this is your one-stop resource. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Eastern Gateway Community College Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Eastern Gateway Community College was awarded 13 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Eastern Gateway Community College was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Eastern Gateway Community College?

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that Eastern Gateway Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.

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Eastern Gateway Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At Eastern Gateway Community College, this rate is 21 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Eastern Gateway Community College is 11%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

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Retention and Graduation Rates at Eastern Gateway Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a measure of what percentage of first-year, full-time students come back for their sophomore year. The 47% rate at Eastern Gateway Community College is a good bit lower than the national rate of 68%. This could be for a number of reasons, such as students transferring after a year because they changed majors.

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Excellent Overall Diversity at Eastern Gateway Community College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 25,648 undergraduates at Eastern Gateway Community College with 5,672 being full-time and 19,976 being part-time.

Eastern Gateway Community College Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

With an overall score of 89.78 out of 100, Eastern Gateway Community College is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  89.78 out of 100
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How Much Does Eastern Gateway Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Eastern Gateway Community College is $3,084. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Eastern Gateway Community College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$2,520 $2,944 $4,487 $5,467 $7,608

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Eastern Gateway Community College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Eastern Gateway Community College, approximately 29% of students took out student loans averaging $2,006 a year. That adds up to $8,024 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Eastern Gateway Community College is 26.0%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Eastern Gateway Community College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Eastern Gateway Community College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $25,700 in their early years. Unfortunately, this is 35% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.

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Location of Eastern Gateway Community College

Eastern Gateway Community College is a public institution situated in Steubenville, Ohio. The city atmosphere of Steubenville makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Location of Eastern Gateway Community College

Contact details for Eastern Gateway Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4000 Sunset Blvd, Steubenville, OH 43952-3598
Phone: 740-264-5591
Website: www.egcc.edu

Eastern Gateway Community College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Eastern Gateway Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Eastern Gateway Community College

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 13,701 students took at least one online class at Eastern Gateway Community College. This is an increase from the 6,781 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 13,701 12,576
2016-2017 6,781 6,088
2015-2016 2,817 2,101
2014-2015 1,091 412
2013-2014 993 204

Learn more about online learning at Eastern Gateway Community College.

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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