Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center

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2019 Average Net Price
$10,450
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
8.4%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
216
71.3% Full-Time

About

Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center is a higher education institution located in Blair County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center were .

In 2019, 196 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center. 77% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 23% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (170 degrees), 18.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (9 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center is $0, which is $−11,750 less than the national average for ($11,750).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center is $0, which is $−11,750 less than the national average for ($11,750).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,450.

In 2019, 46% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 39% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Average Net Price

$10,450
2019 Value
18.4%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,450. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center grew by 18.4%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

46%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
39%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

46% of undergraduate students at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 36.1% with respect to 2018, when 72% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
8.4%
2017 Default Rate
11
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center was 8.4%, which represents 11 out of the 131 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center has a total enrollment of 216 students. The full-time enrollment at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center is 154 students and the part-time enrollment is 62. This means that 71.3% of students enrolled at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center, both undergraduate and graduate, is 90.3% White, 3.24% Black or African American, 2.78% Hispanic or Latino, 1.85% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.926% Asian, 0.926% Two or More Races, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (53.2%), followed by White Male (37.7%) and Black or African American Male (1.95%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

71.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center, both undergraduate and graduate, is 216 students. The full-time enrollment at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center is 154 and the part-time enrollment is 62. This means that 71.3% of students enrolled at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center are enrolled full-time compared with 69.5% at similar .

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Retention Rate over Time

84%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center was 84%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (78%), Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    195
  2. Black or African American
    7
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    6

The enrolled student population at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center is 90.3% White, 3.24% Black or African American, 2.78% Hispanic or Latino, 1.85% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.926% Asian, 0.926% Two or More Races, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all is 40.5% White, 25.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 18.8% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 106 more women than men received degrees from Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center is white (170 degrees awarded). There were 18.9 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (9 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (14 degrees awarded), Construction (6 degrees), and Health (144 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center are Registered nurses (1,378,951 people), Software developers (547,909 people), Other managers (186,016 people), Medical & health services managers (148,362 people), and Pharmacists (135,479 people).

The most specialized majors at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center are Precision Production (14 degrees awarded), Construction (6 degrees), Health (144 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (16 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (5 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center are Surgeons, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, Architectural & engineering managers, and Real estate brokers & sales agents

The most specialized majors at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center are Precision Production (14 degrees awarded), Construction (6 degrees), Health (144 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (16 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (5 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,489,987 people), Computer Systems Design (581,236 people), Elementary & secondary schools (256,468 people), Outpatient care centers (231,850 people), and Offices of physicians (226,221 people).

The most specialized majors at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center are Precision Production (14 degrees awarded), Construction (6 degrees), Health (144 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (16 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (5 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center.
Most Common
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In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

45
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
151
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 45 degrees were awarded to men at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center, which is 0.298 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (151).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center by degrees awarded.

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 14 degrees were awarded to men at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center in HVAC Maintenance, which is Infinityk times more than the 0 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 67 degrees were awarded to women at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center in Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training, which is 22.3 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

74%
100% Completion Time
75%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 74% of students graduating from Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 75% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 75% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all , Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    170 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    9 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center is white (170 degrees awarded). There were 18.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (9 degrees).

2.55% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    127 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    43 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Female
    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center is white female (127 degrees awarded). There were 2.95 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (43 degrees).

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Operations

Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (NaNk%), compared to the 0.0946% average return ($10.2k on $10.8M) across all .

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Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as than the median endowment of according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting) Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $108k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center received $108k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$1.01M
2019 Salaries
0.0583%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center paid a median of $1.01M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 0.0583% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.599% growth from 2017 and a 0.84% decline from 2016.

The median for similar is 605k (13.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$N/A
Instructional Salaries
0
Number of Employees

In N/A, Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center paid a total of $N/A to 0 employees working as instructors, which represents N/A% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $338k (55.9%) for similar Unknown.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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Most Common Instructor
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Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
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This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center.

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