Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center

Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center (Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center) is a Public, Less than 2 years school located in Altoona, PA. The 2020 average tuition & fees is $16,513 in average. The school has a total enrollment of 133 and it offers total 33 career programs.
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Largest Career Programs at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center

The largest career programs at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center is Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training . Its 2020 tuition and fees are $15,235 where the average tuition & fees of the Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training over all offered colleges is $14,963. The length of the program is 1564 contact hours ( or credit hours) and the average time to complete the program is 12 months.
Next table shows the 7 largest career programs at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center with tuition, fees, and completion time for each program.
6 Largest Career Programs at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center
ProgramTuition & FeesBooks & Supplies CostsProgram LengthAverage Completion Time Average Tuition Over Career Schools
1Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training $15,235$2,0151564 Contact Hours12 Months $14,963
2Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology $9,305$1,755900 Contact Hours9 Months $11,949
3Medical/Clinical Assistant $12,155$2,9201380 Contact Hours12 Months $13,266
4Welding Technology/Welder $9,285$2,115900 Contact Hours9 Months $9,261
5Dental Assisting/Assistant $15,295$2,6751053 Contact Hours12 Months $14,164
6Medical Office Assistant/Specialist $9,450$2,6611080 Contact Hours9 Months $11,652

Directory and Accreditation Information

Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center (referred to as Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center) is a Public, Less than 2 years school located in Altoona, PA. The 2020 average tuition & fees at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center is $16,513 over career programs. The school has a total enrollment of 133 and student to faculty ratio is 4 to 1 (25.00%).

Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center is accredited by Middle States Commission on Secondary Schools (5/1/1991 - Current).

1500 Fourth Avenue, Altoona, PA
814-946-8450

Admission, Enrollment, and Graduation

Total 133 students are attending at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center. There are 40 full-time faculty (instructional/teaching staffs) and 11 part-time faculty working for Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center. The students to faculty ratio is 4 to 1 (25.00%). The number of non-teaching staffs is 85 (full-time) and 20 (part-time).
The graduation rate at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center is 76% and the retention rate is 75% at the school.
Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center 2020 Key Statistics
Student Population133
Graduation Rate76%
Number of Faculty51
Student to Faculty Ratio4 to 1

2020 Tuition & Fees, Living Costs

The average undergraduate tuition & fees at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center is $16,513 for academic year 2019-2020. The amount is the average costs over all career programs and costs for some program may quietly differ from the average cost. Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center offers the alternative tuition plans.
79% of enrolled students have received grants and/or scholarships and the average amount of received financial aid is $7,096 (exclude student loans).
Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center 2020 Tuition & Fees, Living Costs
Tuition & Fees$16,513
Books & Supplies$2,015
Off-Campus Room & Board$9,000
Off-Campus Expenses$3,120
Average Financial Amount$7,096

Career Programs at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center

Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center offers 33 career programs for 1 Year Certificate, 2 Years Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered program and online availability along with number of completers by certificate programs. Last year, 175 students have completed their career programs at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center.
Offered Career Programs at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
1 Year Certificate3071
2 Years Certificate300104
Total330175

Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center offers 33 programs through 1 Year Certificate, 2 Years Certificate The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 175 students have completed their studies.
  • 71 students have earned/completed 1 Year Certificate program.
  • 104 students have earned/completed 1-2 Years Certificate program.
1 Year Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 71 completers-
Dental Assisting/Assistant19$22,900
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist12-
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide40-
Total71
1-2 Years Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communications Technologies [+] 0 completers-
Graphic Communications (other)0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Programming/Programmer0-
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design1-
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications3-
Personal And Culinary Services [+] 0 completers-
Personal And Culinary Services0-
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist0-
Institutional Food Workers0-
Engineering Technology [+] 0 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology0-
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician0-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 0 completers-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting0-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services (other)0-
Construction Trades [+] 11 completers-
Mason/Masonry0-
Carpentry/Carpenter2-
Electrical and Power Transmission Installers (other)6-
Painting/Painter and Wall Coverer3-
Mechanics and Repairers [+] 14 completers-
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair0-
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology10-
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician0-
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician1-
Medium/Heavy Vehicle and Truck Technology/Technician3-
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies (other)0-
Precision Production Trades [+] 14 completers-
Precision Production Trades0-
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist3-
Welding Technology/Welder11-
Cabinetmaking and Millwork0-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Commercial and Advertising Art0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 56 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Dental Assisting/Assistant15-
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist2-
Medical/Clinical Assistant9-
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training30-
Business [+] 5 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management2-
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science2-
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations1-
Total104

Student Population at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center

For academic year 2019-2020, total 320 students enrolled into Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center. By gender, 56 male and 264 female students are attending Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center. Next table summarizes the student population by gender and attending status for Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center.
Student Population By Gender
Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center
TotalMaleFemale
Total32056264
Full-time22948181
Part-tme91883
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center.
There are 273 White (85.31%), 10 Black/African American (3.13%), 10 Hispanic (3.13%), 4 Asian (1.25%), and 33 students with other races.
Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center
TotalMaleFemale
Total32056264
American Indian/Native American101
Asian404
Black/African American10010
Hispanic10010
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White27355218
Two More11110
Un-Known11011
Non-resident Alien000

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