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Located in Altoona, Pennsylvania, Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center is a public institution. Altoona is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

95 Full-Time Undergraduates

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Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#121 Best Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
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Where Is Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center?

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Contact details for Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1500 Fourth Avenue, Altoona, PA 16602-3616
Phone: 814-946-8450
Website: www.gactc.edu/

Can I Afford Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center?

61% Take Out Loans
8.3% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center, approximately 61% of students took out student loans averaging $7,094 a year. That adds up to $28,376 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center is 8.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center Undergraduate Student Diversity

95 Full-Time Undergraduates
46% Women
6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 133 undergraduate students at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center, with 95 being full-time and 38 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 95 full-time undergraduates at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center, 54% are male and 46% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 89
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Online Learning at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center

0 Took All Classes Online

Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center Trade School Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 76 76
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 0 23 23
Medical/Clinical Assistant 0 13 13
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist 7 0 7
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist 0 5 5
Other Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 4 4
Institutional Food Workers 0 4 4
Medium/Heavy Vehicle & Truck Technology/Technician 0 2 2
Carpentry/Carpenter 0 1 1
Mason/Masonry 0 1 1
Autobody/Collision & Repair Technology/Technician 0 1 1
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 0 1 1
Painting/Painter & Wall Coverer 0 0 0
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology 0 0 0
General Drafting & Design Technology 0 0 0
Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering Technology 0 0 0
Dental Assisting/Assistant 0 0 0
Other Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Technologies 0 0 0
General Cosmetology/Cosmetologist 0 0 0
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist 0 0 0
Welding Technology/Welder 0 0 0
Cabinetmaking & Millwork 0 0 0
TOTAL 7 131 138

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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