Are you eligible to enroll?

Gateway to College is free to eligible students.

Gateway to College empowers you to earn a high school diploma and free college credits that can be applied towards an associate degree or credit certificate program at NSCC, or transferred to a four-year college or university. Gateway to College graduates develop the important skills and habits necessary for success in college and to compete in today's changing job market. 

To be eligible for the Gateway to College program, students must:

  • Be 16-20 years old.
  • Have a strong desire to earn a high school diploma
  • Have left high school or be behind in high school credits for age and grade AND/OR
  • Believe that a traditional high school setting is not the right fit
  • Be able to complete their high school requirements by age 21.
  • Be enrolled or re-enrolled in a partnering school district (See district partners list).
  • Have approval from their school district to participate in the program