dcsimg

Altoona Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Altoona Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Altoona, Pennsylvania

There are at least 2 colleges in Altoona, listed and described below. These schools represent 4,206 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 4,295 full-time students, and a reported 901 dorm rooms.

We also provide an extensive list of Pennsylvania Colleges.

Altoona Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Altoona Area Vocational Technical School
1500 Fourth Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602-3616

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: licensed practical nurse, clinical and medical lab science, truck and bus driver, medical assistant, nursing assistant, medical coding, dental assistant, electrician
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 172 students, 166 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Colleges in Altoona with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Altoona Beauty School
1528 Valley View Blvd.
Altoona, PA 16602-6039

  • Programs: cosmetology, aesthetician and skin care, manicurist, cosmetoloty instructor, electrolysis tech
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 51 students, 75 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona
3000 Ivyside Pk
Altoona, PA 16601-3777

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business, elementary school teaching, criminal justice and safety, registered nursing, psychology, engineering, substance abuse counseling, family studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's.
  • Student Body: 4,034 students, 4,129 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 901 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 450-550. Math: 460-570.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Pruonto's Hair Design Institute
705 12th St
Altoona, PA 16602-2419

  • Programs: cosmetology, manicurist, cosmetoloty instructor
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 15 students, 53 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Flexibility: Weekend classes available.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.
You are visiting:

Find a school near you

Additional Details

Altoona Graduate Schools
Altoona Graduate and Business Schools
Altoona Careers
Altoona career and employment information.

Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
(2000)
Students Dorms
Cresson Colleges 1 1,631 1,595 344
Ebensburg Colleges 1 3,091 17 22
Huntingdon Colleges 2 6,918 1,554 1,208
Loretto Colleges 1 1,190 2,125 1,095

Study Online in Altoona

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

College Directories on CityTownInfo

College Directories and Lists

These lists link to thousands of detailed school profiles.

Colleges by State. Nearly every college and trade school in the country.
Colleges Listed Alphabetically. About 7,000 colleges & trade schools, including online schools.
Colleges by Major City. Browse cities with multiple college options.
Online Colleges. Colleges with online degree programs.
Graduate Schools by State. Colleges offering graduate degree programs.
Graduate Schools by Major City. Find cities with multiple graduate school options.
Back to Top
SPEAK TO AN ADVISOR 1.844.285.6104