Gateway to College Pathway

Gateway to College Pathway

Gateway to College

Gateway to College is an alternative education program for SchoolDistrict of Philadelphia students who have dropped out.  Located on the main campus of the Community College of Philadelphia, the program offers dual-enrollment, allowing students to earn their high school diploma and college credit simultaneously.

Interested students must:

  • Be between the ages of 16-21
  • Have no more than 21 high school credits
  • Have the ability to complete requirements for graduation before the age of 22
  • Demonstrate reading ability at an 8th grade level or higher
  • Live in Philadelphia
  • Have dropped out of a School District of Philadelphia school at least 3 months prior to enrolling
  • Attend an orientation session at CCP and complete an application


Gateway to College
1700 Spring Garden Street, Room W4-5
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Gateway Information Line: (215) 751-8540

Website: http://www.ccp.edu/academic-offerings/high-school-student-programs/gateway-college

Contact the program via e-mail.