Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center: Ranking & Review

United States

Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)23465169

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $40.

Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center Tuition

Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center does not provide on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs148148
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians2121
Precision Production1515
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services66
Construction Trades66
Visual and Performing Arts11
Personal and Culinary Services11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services
Grand Total198198

A total of 198 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center.

Cip Title of the Largest Program - Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training.
The total length of the largest program - 1564 hours.
Total length of the program in weeks, as completed by a student attending full-time - 48.

Graduation rate85%
  • Full-time retention rate - 68%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

General info

Alternative namesGreater Altoona Career & Technology Center
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementThe Continuing Education Office further believes that vocational technical education should be an integral part of lifelong education with dual purpose: (a) to provide individuals with the skills and knowledge needed to enter employment or to pursue further education; and (b) to assist in the economic development of the area by providing business and industry with productive, adaptable, competent workers.
Academic CalendarDiffers by program
Total FTE staff84
Instructional FTE43
Sector of institutionPublic, less-than 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationNot applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)

Location and Contacts

Address1500 Fourth Avenue
Altoona, Pennsylvania, 16602-3616
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population46,000