Gretna Career College

Gretna, LA

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Gretna Career College

Gretna Career College Student Essentials

Gretna Career College Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Private/For Profit
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Students)
Website: gccla.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Selectivity: Open Admissions
Tuition: $12,300
Retention Rate: 65%
Enrollment: 177

About Gretna Career College

At Gretna Career College in Gretna, Louisiana, area residents may get a professional education that integrates various learning methods and professional activities.

Gretna Career College’s academics encompass diploma programs and associate’s degrees in such healthcare fields as:

  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Medical Office Administration

At Gretna, students learn the skills necessary to excel at their job. They also learn these skills in a manner that best suits them. Gretna faculty does this by assessing the learning style of each student and then devising activities that will best match that learning style.

All Gretna students also learn through professional, hands-on activities, including lab assignments, clinical rotations and clinical externships.

Gretna’s location near downtown New Orleans makes it accessible by public transit and by car to residents of New Orleans, Jefferson Parish and surrounding areas.

Applicants will need to complete an online admissions application and submit transcripts or a copy of their GED, along with a copy of their social security card and immunization record.

Gretna Career College offers federal financial aid through Pell grants, SEOG grants, work-study awards and different types of student loans. Also offered is financial assistance through veteran’s benefits, Vocational Rehabilitation, the Workforce Investment Act and other programs and organizations.

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Licenses, Accreditations, and Membership

Accreditations i

  • Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges

Gretna Career College Map & Location

Gretna Career College
1415 Whitney Avenue
Gretna, LA 70053


Getting Around Gretna Career College

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Gretna, LA

Winter
Dec
65
48
Jan
63
45
Feb
67
48
Spring
Mar
73
54
Apr
80
61
May
87
69
Summer
Jun
91
74
Jul
93
76
Aug
93
76
Fall
Sep
89
72
Oct
81
63
Nov
73
55

Students

Total Students 177

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 3%
  • African American: 81%
  • Caucasian: 13%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 2%
Latino 3%
African American 81%
Caucasian 13%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Unknown and Other 2%

Full-Time 14%
Part-Time 86%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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Gretna Career College

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