Early College

Gateway Regional Academy

You can start earning college credit now through the Gateway Regional Academy (GRA)! The GRA offers a variety of programs that allow you to explore career and technology occupations, earn college credit, and prepare for your future.

What are the options?

GRA Campus-Based Transfer and Technical Courses: Students attend classes on (link campuses) Gateway’s Boone, Covington, Urban or Edgewood campuses, day or evening or even online. Courses are open to students that are at least 16 years old. Tuition is the responsibility of the student with a scholarship covering half the tuition up to six credit hours per semester. Placement scores are needed to determine class eligibility. Examples of Campus-Based Transfer and Technical courses are ENG 101 Writing I, MAT 150 College Algebra, PSY 110 General Psychology, CRJ 100 Intro to Criminal Justice, IEC 101 Orientation to Early Childhood Ed, BAS 160 Intro to Business.

GRA School-Based Transfer and Technical Courses: Students earn college credit while attending classes at the high school taught by a qualified instructor or Gateway faculty member. Courses are open to students that are at least 16 years old. Tuition is the responsibility of the student with a scholarship covering half the tuition up to six credit hours per semester. In cases where the high school provides the instructor, tuition could be waived via scholarships offered by Gateway with an administrative fee per student per semester being charged to the student. Placement scores are needed to determine class eligibility. Examples of School-Based Transfer and Technical courses are ENG 101 Writing I, MAT 150 College Algebra, PSY 110 General Psychology, CRJ 100 Intro to Criminal Justice, IEC 101 Orientation to Early Childhood Ed, BAS 160 Intro to Business.

GRA School-Based Technical Courses taught at Area or Career Technology Centers: Students earn college credit at their area or career technology center through classes taught by a qualified area or career technology center instructor. Students can receive both high school and college credit for their work. Course selection may vary, depending on the area or career technology center. College tuition is waived for these courses via scholarships offered by Gateway. Starting fall 2012, there will be an administrative fee per student per semester for all area or career technology center credit. Types of courses being offered at the area or career technology centers vary from year to year.

Gateway Regional Academy Application (PDF)
General Education Course Placement Scores (PDF)