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Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center

Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center is a Public, Certificate Only school located in Altoona, PA. The 2019 average net price at Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center is $8,827. Acceptance rate is 100.00%. The school has a total enrollment of 320.
Mission StatementThe mission of the Greater Altoona Career and Technology Continuing Education Office is to...
The mission of the Greater Altoona Career and Technology Continuing Education Office is to provide occupational specific education to adults in collaboration with business, labor, and community in preparation for the demands of the 21st Century. The 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.


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Location: Altoona, PA
Student Body: 320
Education Type: Certificate Only
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Urban
Web Site: www.gactc.edu
Acceptance Rate: Open Enrollment

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Enrollment
  • Application Deadline: n/a
  • International Students: Unreported
  • Application Fee: $40
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
Tuition: $14,960
Room and Board: n/a
Books and Supplies: $1,775
Other Fees: n/a
Net Price In-District/State: $8,827
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 127
  • Men / Women Ratio: 33 / 94
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: Unreported
  • Median SAT Math Range: Unreported
  • Median ACT Range: Unreported
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: n/a
  • % of International Students: Unreported
  • International Testing: n/a
  • Total International Students: n/a
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: n/a
  • Recommendations: n/a
  • Admissions Tests Scores: n/a
  • Portfolio: n/a

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Health Professions: 73%
  • Mechanic, Repair Technician: 8%
  • Vocational Trade Programs: 7%
  • Construction: 3%
  • Engineering Technology: 3%

Academic Programs

Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center offers 32 Total Programs in Certificate Degree Level. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Health Professions. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Certificate ProgramsGreater Altoona Career and Technology Center offers 32 Certificate Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
  • Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General Degree
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management Degree
  • Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General Degree
Communication Technology
Computer Science
  • Computer Programming, Programmer, General Degree
  • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications Degree
  • Web Page, Digital, Multimedia and Information Resources Design Degree
Construction
Engineering Technology
  • Computer Technology, Computer Systems Technology Degree
  • Drafting and Design Technology, Technician, General Degree
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
Health Professions
Mechanic, Repair Technician
  • Autobody, Collision and Repair Technology, Technician Degree
  • Automobile, Automotive Mechanics Technology, Technician Degree
  • Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology, Technician Degree
  • Medium, Heavy Vehicle and Truck Technology, Technician Degree
  • Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, Other Degree
Personal/Culinary Services
Protective Services
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other Degree
Visual and Performing Arts
Vocational Trade Programs

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 85%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 69%
  • 1st Year Retention: 68%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $32,200
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 320
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 92%
  • Two or more races: 3%
  • Hispanic Students: 2%
  • Black Students: 1%
  • Asian Students: 1%
  • Unknown: 1%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%
  • Non-resident, alien: <1%