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Transfer Students


Ready for a new educational adventure? Transfer to Gateway and continue building a better future. Here’s how to apply.

Apply as a transfer student if you have earned college credits from another college or university. If you haven’t taken college classes, apply as a first-time freshman.

Learn more about our transfer program and see our partner schools here.

How to Apply

It’s easy to transfer to Gateway, and we’re here to help. Just follow these four steps:

  1. Submit the Application for Admission. It’s free, and only takes about 15 minutes to complete.
  2. Submit official college transcripts from all colleges previously attended. You can order them online.
  3. Submit required high school GPA, ACT/SAT test scores. (Students with transferable credits may be exempt based upon transcript evaluation.)
  4. Explore financial aid. Scholarships, grants and loans make a great education even more affordable. Here’s how.

And that’s it! You’ve taken the next step in a promising educational journey.

Questions about transferring to Gateway? Contact us. We’re happy to walk you through the process and help you create the future you deserve.

Technology for your classes

All in-person and online courses at Gateway use Blackboard which is a learning management system. Therefore, it is strongly recommended that all Gateway students have a computer with reliable Internet access. Smart phones, tablets and/or Chromebooks may not provide reliable access. 

A computer with the following specs should be sufficient for online learning:

  • Macintosh OS X (10.12 or higher) or Windows PC (8 or higher)
  • 4 GB RAM (8 GM RAM or more is highly recommended)
  • 20 GB of available hard-drive space
  • Screen resolution set to 1280 X 1024
  • Broadband/high-speed uninterrupted Internet access; minimum speed of 1.5 Mbps download, 750 Kbps upload
  • Webcam, microphone, and speakers

The Help Desk is available to answer your questions about Blackboard. Contact the KCTCS Online Technical Help Desk at any time 24/7.