Adult Learners

A GREAT EDUCATION IS WITHIN REACH 

Whether you’ve been out of high school for four years or 40, we will help you build a better future. Here’s everything you need to know about applying to Gateway as an adult student.

There’s associate degrees or a certificate, or you can explore your interests in continuing education classes—whatever your goals are, we have a program for you. Many of our programs are especially designed for working adults, with classes on Saturdays and online.

Applying to Gateway as an adult student is easy, and we’ll support you every step of the way.

Apply for Degree & Certificate Programs

  1. Submit the Application for Admission. It’s free, and it only takes 15 minutes to complete.
     
  2. Send us transcripts from high school and any colleges you’ve attended.
  3. Submit required test scores to the Admission Office located at the Edgewood Campus:

    • ACT, SAT, KYOTE or TABE A
    • Gateway offers placement tests if you do not have ACT, SAT, KYOTE or TABE A scores. Schedule a test by calling (859) 442-4115
    • Students with transferable credits may be exempt based upon transcript evaluation
     
  4. Explore financial aid. Our generous scholarships, grants and loans make a great education even more affordable. Here’s how.

Questions about applying to Gateway as an adult? Give us a call or send us an email. We look forward to helping you reach your goals!

Boone County Adult Education is here to help you.

  • Earn a GED credential
  • Prepare for college
  • Increase employable skills
  • Assist your kids with homework
  • Learn English as second language

Address
500 Technology Way
Florence, KY 41042
Directions

Phone
(859) 442-1695

Email
Mkarlage0001@kctcs.edu

Website
Learn more about Boone County adult education here.

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We encourage all of our students who complete their GED to further their education. The "Go Higher KY" website is a great resource for anyone considering future study. This site includes information on financial aid and online applications. 

Many students at the Grant County Adult Education Center are working toward attending a four-year undergraduate college. Northern Kentucky University has a satellite center in Grant County.

Address
2020 Taft Hwy
Dry Ridge, KY 41035
Directions

Phone: 
(859) 823-1341

Email: 
Click here to email the Grant County adult education office

Website:
Learn more about Grant County adult education here.

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Our Adult Basic Education program provides free GED preparation and a variety of other free education services such as:

  • Prepare for college
  • Increase employability skills
  • Assist your kids with homework
  • English Language Learner classes

We have numerous locations throughout Kenton County for your convenience. If you have any questions please call at 
859-442-1166 or 859-442-1616.

Address
525 Scott Blvd.
Covington, KY 41011
Directions

Phone
(859) 442-1616
(859) 442-1166

Email
tom.sesterhenn@kctcs.edu

Website
Learn more about Kenton County adult education here.

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The Owen County Adult Learning Center (OCALC) is your connection to job and career or college/technical school. We serve the adult population, 18 years and older, to help access the skills needed to reach your personal goals for education and career.Find more information on Kentucky Adult Education here.

  • GED Test prep
  • Improve reading and math skills
  • Online learning
  • Preparation for career advancement

Address
103 West Perry
Owenton, KY 40359
Directions

Phone
(502) 750-3088

Email
vgayle0001@kctcs.edu

Website
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For a list of adult education centers across the state, visit here.

Please visit this website to obtain an official copy of your GED transcript.
Please visit this website, or talk to your instructor for more information.
You can check your scores here.

 

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