Gateway University®  A School for  Higher Consciousness is directed by Gateway Community |  Vista, CA  92081  | 7 6 0 - 7 2 7  - 6 6 0 0
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Gateway University® is directed by Gateway Community. As one of the first universities in the nation to offer studies in higher consciousness, Gateway University is a global leader. Far ahead of other educational institutions, Gateway University from its inception has offered student-centered and soul-centered education.

Gateway University® is a pioneer in the New Wisdom Age, with mystery school depth and academic substance.  The unique offering of Gateway University is its many paths to God and higher consciousness.  Each student has the direct experience of her soul.  Soul-centered education is not an abstract concept in Gateway University.  It is a lived experience.



Our Motto

Planetary transformation depends upon personal transformation. 


Our Logo

The God Eye is a universal symbol of the gateway to Divine Consciousness.


Our Students

Gateway students are mature, busy, productive adults, seeking higher consciousness and self-discovery. 

Gateway's personalized mentoring, distance learning, and flexible scheduling serve students who work during the day, who are raising a family, or who travel frequently. 

Graduates become teachers, counselors, coaches, writers, ministers, spiritual healers, practitioners in the esoteric sciences, and spiritual leaders--seeding the grassroots enlightenment of our global future.  

Our Vision

Our vision is to empower the student's participatory divinity and planetary service through personally designed academic programs.


Our Specialty

We feature soul-centered and student-centered education with integrated curriculum from Eastern and Western, spiritual and psychological, ancient and modern approaches.


Our History

Founded in 1983, we are a national leader with degrees in higher consciousness.  Gateway University is directed by the Gateway Community, an interfaith church embracing the highest spiritual vision of the individual and all religions of the world.  



Why Choose Gateway?

  • Academic credit for related prior-learning and life/work experience, up to 50% of student's program.
  • No-interest student loans.
  • Student-centered, personally designed programs.
  • Distance learning.
  • Flexible scheduling.
  • Independent research and mentored learning.
  • Unparalleled consciousness curriculum with spiritual depth and academic substance.
  • Grounded, practical, balanced, integrated approach.

Rev. Dr. Judith Larkin Reno, founder of gateway university, President of Gateway

About the Founder and President Rev.

Rev. Dr. Judith Larkin Reno is the founder and President of Gateway University and the Gateway Community.  With forty years of experience as a global teacher, educator, and counselor in the consciousness and mystical arts, Dr. Reno holds a Ph. D. in Psychology and is a licensed interfaith minister.

Rev. Dr. Reno has written sixteen books in the field of advanced spirituality.  In 1981, she invented spiritual cartography, mapping complex realms of consciousness.  As an educator, she opens gateways in higher consciousness with user-friendly maps, methods, models, and mentoring.