NCBC Bible College

NCBC Bible College

Did you know you can earn college credit right here at GateWay?  Northern California Bible College meets in the upstairs Prayer Room on Tuesday nights.


Northern California Bible College exists to provide state accredited undergraduate local and distance biblical education.

Students can receive an A.A. in Biblical Studies, a B.A. in Biblical Studies, or attend to increase their personal knowledge of the Bible and spiritual growth.   

To learn more visit the NCBC website at:



Fall 2018:

Join Pastor David for the FALL Semester of Northern California Bible College, located in the Prayer Room at Gateway City Church. This is a great opportunity for you to further your biblical knowledge in a classroom setting. Registration is now open and classes fill up fast.

Pastor David Sell
7:00 - 9:00 pm

Gateway City Church
Prayer Room, South San Jose
Begins Tuesday, Sept. 11th

Course Description:
Hermeneutics is the science of biblical interpretation.  The student will learn the generally accepted principles that govern how to interpret a particular scripture.  Some of these principles include: the law of first mention, the law of context, the comparative principle, the cultural, historicaland language gaps. Time will also be devoted to understand how the Bible was written, along with the strengths and weaknesses of the most frequently used Bible translations.

**Students may check out the first session with no obligation to enroll; students also have three months to pay their tuition.


Tuition price:

  • Full college credit:  $460 per course (3 units)
  • Certificate:  $300 per course 
    (Student does all course work but receives no college credit.)
  • Audit:  $160 per course
    (No credit given or course work done; student takes for personal enrichment.)
  • There is a one-time $35 application fee.

**Students may check out the first session with no obligation to enroll; students also have three months to pay their tuition.


Above prices apply for either “live,” “distance,” or “online” classes.

Students taking distance or online classes must prepay tuition and textbooks before receiving course materials.

Students taking live classes have the duration of the quarter to pay their tuition and fees.

All textbooks must be paid in full before taking them home.


Additional Fees:

  • $35: One-time registration to enter the college.
  • Textbooks are in addition to tuition; most books range from $15 to $30 each.
  • $20:  transcript charge
  • $300:  graduation charge


**Credit earned through completion of IMPACT! School of Ministry courses can be applied towards a degree through NCBC which provides both live campus and distance learning programs.