Non High School and Non GED Students

Gateway Admissions Policy

Students who plan to NOT graduate from high school, but plan to pursue a GED, can be admitted into certificate, diploma, and associate degree programs, but cannot receive an associate degree unless they show proof of a high school or GED completion. The student must complete a Ability to Benefit form.

ACT Placement Policy

All new Gateway students must provide ACT scores of 18 or above in subject areas (Mathematics, English, and Reading) or take an equivalency test before meeting with an advising center staff member and being enrolled in classes.

Financial Aid Awarding Policy

As of July 1, 2012 federal financial aid regulations require that a person must have their high school diploma or GED in order to be eligible for and to receive federal financial aid for college.