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Eastern Gateway Community College Data & Information Overview

429 awards Ranking Badges
Great Price Value for Your Money
9% Student Loan Default Rate
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How Well Is Eastern Gateway Community College Ranked?

#342 Best Colleges in Nation
#13 Best Colleges in OH
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Highest Ranked Major
Value Badge

2024 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 429 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is homeland security, law enforcement & firefighting.

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Overall Quality

Eastern Gateway Community College is ranked #342 out of 2,217 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2024 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Eastern Gateway Community College held the #412 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Eastern Gateway Community College also holds the #13 spot on the Best Colleges in Ohio ranking.

See all of the rankings for Eastern Gateway Community College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Eastern Gateway Community College?

Open Admissions Policy

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.

Learn more about Eastern Gateway Community College admissions.

Eastern Gateway Community College Faculty

41 to 1 Student to Faculty
5% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Eastern Gateway Community College is 41 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

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 5%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  5 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Eastern Gateway Community College

64% Freshmen Retention

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Eastern Gateway Community College is 64%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  64 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Eastern Gateway Community College.

Eastern Gateway Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

12,765 Full-Time Undergraduates
45.7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
67.1% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 40,036 undergraduates at Eastern Gateway Community College with 12,765 being full-time and 27,271 being part-time.

How Much Does Eastern Gateway Community College Cost?

$2,543 Net Price
1% Take Out Loans
$10,876 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Eastern Gateway Community College is $2,543. 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 +
$2,324 $2,149 $3,241 $3,625 $5,202

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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Eastern Gateway Community College, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $2,719 a year. That adds up to $10,876 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Eastern Gateway Community College is 8.7%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Eastern Gateway Community College Graduates Make?

$32,569 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
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 $32,569 in their early years. This is about 23% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


See which majors at Eastern Gateway Community College make the most money.

Location of Eastern Gateway Community College

Ohio State
12,765 Full-Time Undergraduates
Small City Campus Setting
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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Contact details for Eastern Gateway Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 110 John Scott Highway, Steubenville, OH 43952-3598
Phone: 740-264-5591

Eastern Gateway Community College Majors

20 Majors With Completions
3,617 Undergraduate Degrees
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

96% Take At Least One Class Online
95% Take All Classes Online

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2020-2021, 43,518 students took at least one online class at Eastern Gateway Community College. This is an increase from the 38,733 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 43,518 42,994
2019-2020 38,733 38,343
2018-2019 24,928 24,208
2017-2018 13,701 12,576
2016-2017 6,781 6,088

Learn more about online learning at Eastern Gateway Community College.

Notes and References


*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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