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Gateway ranked first for best associate degree colleges in Kentucky

FLORENCE, Ky. – Gateway Community & Technical College was recently named the top community college for associate degrees in Kentucky by University HQ.

“I’ve always been proud of the work that we do here at Gateway,” said Fernando Figueroa, Gateway president. “Being listed as the top associate degree college in Kentucky confirms that we are on the right track to help Northern Kentuckians achieve a better life.”

Gateway has a student population of 4,763. Its most recent graduation rate is 47%. Gateway’s net price for students is $7,873. Its graduates make and average starting salary of $28,800.

University HQ, an independent online education resource, used 10 factors to determine its 2021 findings, including the cost of tuition, admission rate, graduation rate, retention rate, post-graduation salary, loan default rate, diplomas awarded, and more.

The organization compiled a list of over 4,000 colleges and universities, then ranked them among their peers to provide prospective students with an in-depth analysis of their programs, expected earnings, employment outlook, and growth prospects.

You can see the complete list of University HQ ranked colleges by clicking here.

The top 10 associate degree colleges in Kentucky according to University HQ are:

1 — Gateway Community and Technical College College

2 — West Kentucky Community and Technical College

3 — Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College

4 — Madisonville Community College

5 — Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

6 — Maysville Community and Technical College

7 — Owensboro Community and Technical College

8 — Ashland Community and Technical College

9 — Hazard Community and Technical College

10 — Bluegrass Community and Technical College

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