Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center

Altoona, PA 16602
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Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center is one of the thirty-one public career colleges in Pennsylvania. The campus is located in an urban area, in Altoona.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 234 students attend the school. Every year 85% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students234
Student to Faculty Ratio5:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
LevelLess than two year
TypePublic
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate68%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 7 57
Certificate 2 24
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 87.8%

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Secondary Schools
05/01/1991 - Current

Admission

100%

Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $40
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

No Info Available

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 97% of Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 68% $4,489
Other Federal Grant -- --
State Grant & Scholarships 53% $5,761
Institutional Grant & Scholarships -- --
Federal Student Loans 61% $7,710
Private Loans 1% $10,000

$9,618

Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$9,807
$30,001 to $48,000$10,345
$48,001 to $75,000$11,856
$75,001 to $110,000$14,384
Over $110,000$14,384

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Student Population

234

Undergrads

0

Graduates

169

Women

65

Men

79%

Full-time

21%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
92%
Two or more races
3%
Hispanic
2%
Race/ethnicity unknown
1%
Asian
1%
Black/African American
1%
Non-resident alien
0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Pennsylvania state board of nursing.

Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center
1500 Fourth Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602
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