1415 Whitney Ave
Gretna, LA 70053
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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%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 120 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 5:1
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Gretna College School of Allied Health ranks among the top 20% of public schools 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 Classification
Item not available
Associate's--Public Urban-serving Multicampus
Institution Level
Less than 2 years (below associate)
At least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution Control
Private, for profit
Public
Total Faculty
22 staff
37 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 Enrollment
120 students
686 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
18:1
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# Full-Time Students
120 students
291 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
395 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
217 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
1%
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% Asian
n/a
1%
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% Hispanic
n/a
5%
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% Black
n/a
38%
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% White
n/a
39%
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% Hawaiian
n/a
1%
% Two or more races
n/a
3%
% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
100%
11%
Diversity Score
n/a
0.69
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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 and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
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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Acceptance Rate
n/a
79%
ACT Composite
n/a
21
ACT English
n/a
21
ACT Math
n/a
20
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 120 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 5:1
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

Jefferson County, LA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.17, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Jefferson County, LA is Herzing University-Kenner. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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