Gretna College School of Allied Health

  • 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).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Gretna College School of Allied Health is one of 5 community colleges within Jefferson County, LA.
  • The nearest community college to Gretna College School of Allied Health is Louisiana Technical College-Sidney N Collier Campus (5.0 miles away).

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School Overview

    Gretna College School of Allied Health(LA) Community College Avg.
    Institution LevelLess than 2 years (below associate)Four or more years
    Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
    Total Faculty- staff26 staff
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    Student Body

    • The student population of Gretna College School of Allied Health has stayed relatively flat over five years.
    • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 5:1 over five years.
    • The Gretna College School of Allied Health diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
    Total Enrollment120 students1,493 students
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    Student : Teacher Ratio13:135:1
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    # Full-Time Students120 students382 students
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    % American Indian/Alaskan
    -
    1%
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    % Asian
    -
    2%
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    % Hispanic
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    6%
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    % Black
    -
    35%
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    % White
    -
    45%
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    % Unknown races
    100%
    9%
    Diversity Score0.000.66
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    College Completion Rate
    72%
    50%
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    Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$17,900$28,200
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    Finances and Admission

      % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2010)100%79%
      Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$9,994
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      Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$5,500
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      Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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