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Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center


At a Glance

School type

Public, less-than 2-year

School Size & Setting

Small | Urban

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

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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cost & financial aid

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
Type of aid % of students receiving aid Average amount
Federal grants 100.0% $4,757
State/local grants 42.0% $3,924
Institutional grants 0.0% $0
Loans 56.0% $6,810

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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
Male Students

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian88.19%
  2. Not Specified6.3%
  3. Black2.36%
  4. Hispanic/Latino1.57%
  5. Asian0.79%
  6. Two Or More Ethnicities0.79%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled


Undergraduate students


Full Time Students
Part Time Students

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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