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How to Apply

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WE ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS! Application deadline for fall quater is September 3, 2020. Application and acceptance into Gateway to College at Metropolitan Community College is a multi-step process.  Please review and complete each step necessary for your consideration into Gateway to College.

1.  Complete the application packet

Print and complete the application or you may pick up an application at the Gateway to College office.

2.  Attend an information session

View the information session schedule and reserve your spot by calling the Gateway to College office at 531-MCC-2746. Bring your completed application and a copy of your high school transcript to the information session.

3.  Attend an assessment session

This session evaluates your skills and readiness for the program. Eligible students will be invited to attend an assessment session at the end of the information session. Students will need to bring a photo ID to the assessment session.

4. Individual interview

The final step in the selection process is the individual interview with candidates. This interview is conducted by Gateway staff and helps the staff get to know you, gives you the opportunity to ask additional questions about the program and determine if Gateway to College is a good fit for you and your academic goals.

5.  Selection committee review

The selection committee, made up of Gateway staff, reviews application materials and determines an applicant’s acceptance. Students will be notified of their acceptance prior to the beginning of the term they are applying for.


The final step to Gateway to College acceptance is orientation.  The two-hour orientation is offered prior to the start of the term and attendance is mandatory for all first term Gateway to College students. 


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Metropolitan Community College

Fort Omaha Campus

5300 N. 30th St., Building 7
Omaha, NE 68103
Main number: 531-MCC-2746

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