Gretna College School of Allied Health

1415 Whitney Ave
Gretna, LA 70053-0000
Tel: (504)366-5409
  • 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 34:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American and Asian), 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 is Cameron College (4.00 miles away).

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
    Gretna College School of Allied Health Total Faculty (2007-2012)

    Student Body

    • The student population of 120 has declined by 24% over five years.
    • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 4:1 over five years.
    • The school's 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
    Gretna College School of Allied Health Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
    Student : Teacher Ratio13:134:1
    Gretna College School of Allied Health Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
    # Full-Time Students120 students382 students
    Gretna College School of Allied Health Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
    Gretna College School of Allied Health Enrollment Breakdown LA All Enrollment Breakdown
    % American Indian/Alaskan
    -
    1%
    Gretna College School of Allied Health American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2010)
    % Asian
    -
    1%
    Gretna College School of Allied Health Asian (2007-2013)
    % Hispanic
    -
    5%
    Gretna College School of Allied Health Hispanic (2007-2013)
    % Black
    -
    35%
    Gretna College School of Allied Health Black (2007-2013)
    % White
    -
    45%
    Gretna College School of Allied Health White (2007-2013)
    % Unknown races
    100%
    11%
    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.0.000.66
    Gretna College School of Allied Health Diversity Score (2007-2016)
    College Completion Rate
    72%
    47%
    Gretna College School of Allied Health Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2013)
    Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$17,900$28,200
    Gretna College School of Allied Health Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

    Finances and Admission

      % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%89%
      Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$10,800
      Gretna College School of Allied Health Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2013)
      Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$5,125
      Gretna College School of Allied Health Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2013)
      Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

      Nearby Schools

      • College Location Mi. Students
      • Cameron College
        Private, for profit
        20 students | 4.00 Mi2740 Canal St
        New Orleans LA  70119
        (504)821-5881
        4.0020
      • n/a students | 5.00 Mi3727 Louisa St
        New Orleans LA  70126
        (504)736-7072
        5.00n/a
      • 2,617 students | 5.40 Mi3710 Paris Rd
        Chalmette LA  70043
        5042786467
        5.402,617
      • 18,684 students | 5.60 Mi615 City Park Ave
        New Orleans LA  70119
        (504)671-5000
        5.6018,684
      • Blue Cliff College-Metairie
        Private, for profit
        892 students | 9.50 Mi3200 Cleary Ave
        Metairie LA  70002
        (504)456-3141
        9.50892
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