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

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
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 0.44. The school's diversity has declined by 47% over five years.
Total Enrollment
120 students
1,303 students
Gretna College School of Allied Health Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
120 students
834 students
Gretna College School of Allied Health Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
Gretna College School of Allied Health sch enrollment Gretna College School of Allied Health sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Gretna College School of Allied Health Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
5%
7%
Gretna College School of Allied Health Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
88%
11%
Gretna College School of Allied Health Black (2006-2012)
% White
7%
66%
Gretna College School of Allied Health White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Gretna College School of Allied Health sch ethnicity Gretna College School of Allied Health sta ethnicity
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 0.44
Gretna College School of Allied Health Diversity Score (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Jefferson County, LA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,955 per year for in-state students and $6,433 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,237 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Jefferson County, LA is 71%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Jefferson County, LA community colleges have a 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. of 0.55, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Jefferson County, LA is Herzing University New Orleans. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.