Gretna College School of Allied Health

Tel: (504)366-5409
120 students
Private for-profit
Our mission at Gretna Career College (GCC) is to provide competency-based occupational education that meets industry standards and employers’ needs by equipping our students with the skills necessary to compete in the today’s workforce. Our primary objective is to ensure a positive learning experience, promote self esteem, and develop the maximum potential of each student by providing quality training in a professional work environment. GCC provides both diploma programs and Associates of Occupational Studies programs in health, business and auto repair tracks. GCC believes that professionalism is as an important aspect of training as acquiring technical skills. Students must adhere to attendance and conduct regulations as well as maintain satisfactory academic progress in the classroom, laboratory, and clinical and/or clerical settings. Training in professionalism develops a positive attitude, personal motivation, self reliance, work maturity, and career pride. GCC seeks to graduate every student who enrolls in training.
School Highlights:
Gretna College School of Allied Health serves 120 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.
Gretna College School of Allied Health is one of 6 community colleges within Jefferson County, LA.
The nearest community college is Louisiana Technical College-West Jefferson Campus (1.9 miles away).

School Overview

Gretna College School of Allied Health Community College Avg.
Institution Level Less than 2 years (below associate) At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 120 teachers has grown by 51% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has increased from 5:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 47% over five years.
Total Enrollment
120 students
1,282 students
Gretna College School of Allied Health Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
120 students
810 students
Gretna College School of Allied Health Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Gretna College School of Allied Health Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
2%
Gretna College School of Allied Health Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
5%
7%
Gretna College School of Allied Health Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
87%
12%
Gretna College School of Allied Health Black (2006-2013)
% White
7%
57%
Gretna College School of Allied Health White (2006-2013)
Gretna College School of Allied Health Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.22 0.53
Gretna College School of Allied Health Diversity Score (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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