Gretna College School of Allied Health

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  • 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 5:1 is lower than the state community college average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 61%.

Top Rankings

Gretna College School of Allied Health ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Louisiana for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 37% over five years.
Gretna College School of Allied Health(LA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationItem not availableAssociate's--Public Urban-serving Multicampus
Institution LevelLess than 2 years (below associate)At least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty22 staff37 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 5:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five years.
The Gretna College School of Allied Health diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
Total Enrollment120 students686 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio5:118:1
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# Full-Time Students120 students291 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
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1%
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% Asian
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1%
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% Hispanic
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5%
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% Black
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38%
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% White
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39%
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% Unknown races
100%
11%
Diversity Score0.000.69
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College Completion Rate
72%
48%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$17,900$28,200
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%76%
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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: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Gretna College School of Allied Health is Louisiana Technical College-Sidney N Collier Campus (4.9 miles away).
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