Altoona, PA is home to Altoona Vocational Technical. Altoona is a small city. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Altoona Vocational Technical go up to the Certificate.
The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. Students commonly pursue studies in nursing and emergency medicine.
Prospective students are drawn to the school's open admissions.
Altoona Vocational Technical has 172 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008). A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.
More complete details are provided below.
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Altoona Area Vocational Technical School
1500 Fourth Avenue
Altoona , PA 16602-3616
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors [see all]|
|Nursing and Emergency Medicine||49||licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant|
|Medical Support and Technology||38||dental assistant, medical coding, medical assistant, clinical and medical lab science|
|Transportation||13||truck and bus driver|
|Construction Trades||6||masonry, carpentry, electrician, plumbing|
|Mechanics and Repair||6||HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, small engine mechanics|
|Medical Administration||3||medical secretary|
|Office and Administration||2||administrative assistant|
|Design||1||interior design, graphic design|
|Production Trades||1||machinist, welding, cabinetmaking|
|Conservation and Resource Management||1||conservation|
|Cooking and Culinary Arts||1||pastry, chef training, institutional food workers|
|Engineering Technician||1||electromechanical tech, computer systems tech, drafting|
|Business and Management||0||parts and warehousing, sales and marketing|
|Computer Science and Engineering||0||web design, computer support|
|Media||0||printing equipment operation|
Number of programs and degrees for Altoona Vocational Technical in 2008-2009:
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||72||30|
|Award of less than 1 academic year||50||5|
In 2007-2008, Altoona Vocational Technical had a total enrollment of 172 students (166 full-time equivalent).
Students by Age:
Retention Rates (2007):
Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)
The school does not offer campus housing.
The school does not offer students a meal plan.
Altoona Vocational Technical participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1086000)
Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology/Technician
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What Sets Altoona Vocational Technical Apart:
|Number of degree programs |
(vs. colleges of similar size)
|% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine |
(vs. all colleges)
|% students 40 years or older |
(vs. all colleges)
|Male % of student body |
(for colleges of its size and type)
Remedial classes for students
Offers part-time study
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(Based on an automated mapping of degrees popular at Altoona Vocational Technical with government-defined occupation categories)
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