Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Public, less-than 2-year

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
88%
Did not receive aid
12%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 62.0% $4,617
State/local grants 44.0% $4,937
Institutional grants 9.0% $450
Loans 61.0% $7,094

Financial aid resources

Paying for Two-Year College and Trade School

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Applying for financial Aid

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Academics

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$40
Graduate
No information
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
61%
Male Students
39%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian93.23%
  2. Black3.01%
  3. Two Or More Ethnicities3.01%
  4. Asian0.75%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

221

Undergraduate students

221

Attendance breakdown

Full time
72%
Part time
28%

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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