Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center

Address:
1500 Fourth Avenue, Altoona, PA 16602-3616
Phone:
8.1-494-7E+1
Website:
http://www.gactc.edu
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About Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center

Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf is classified as a rural-serving public Associate’s college with less than 2,500 full time students. Rural-serving institutions are located in areas with a total population of less than 500,000 residents. This very small two-year college has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of no more than 500 students. This institution awards associate’s degrees and no bachelor’s degrees. According to data for fall enrollment, 10-39% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this two-year associate’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate241
 Graduate0
 Total241
GenderFemale62%
 Male38%
Student Age% Under 2521%
 % 25 and Over68%
 % Age Unknown12%
Attendance Type% Full-time76%
 % Part-time24%
Race/Ethnicity% White95.4%
 % Black2.5%
 % Asian0.4%
 % Latino0.0%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Race Unknown0.8%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesNO
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadNO
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyGraphic Design
Art Degrees OfferedProfessional Certificate
Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemDiffers by program

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$40
 In-State Tuition & Fees$0
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$0
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid94%
 % Undergraduates with Loans94%
 % Undergraduates with Grants46%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$0
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Altoona Area

Median Age38.7
Median Household Income$35,052
Total Population46,662
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.4% 52.6%
 Age 0-948.2%51.8%
 Age 10-1750.9%49.1%
 Age 18-2452.1%47.9%
 Age 25-2947.3%52.7%
 Age 30-3952.3%47.7%
 40+45.3%54.7%
Race/Ethnicity% White94.1%
 % Black3.4%
 % Asian0.8%
 % Latino1.2%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.1%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedNo
Meal Plan ProvidedNo
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$421
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50075.9%75.1%22.4%
 $500 to $74924.1%24.9%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%0.0%18.9%
 Over $10000.0%0.0%7.0%
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