YTI Career Institute-Altoona in Altoona

Altoona, PA

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YTI Career Institute-Altoona offers 24-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 12:1. 25.1% are women, and 74.9% are men. The average annual total cost of attendance at YTI Career Institute-Altoona is 9303$, that is at the level of national average. 70% of full-time YTI Career Institute-Altoona students completed their education program in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is above national average. Average salary after attending is $24,700, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The YTI Career Institute-Altoona is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).


By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, YTI Career Institute-Altoona students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$8,688
$30,001 - $48,000$5,029
$48,001 - $75,000$10,866
$75,001 - $110,000$11,545

Student charges

Historical tuition and fees

Historical books and supplies cost

Student charges by the largest programs

The estimated cost of the Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist (the 2d largest program, lasting 21 months) is $63,947 per year and $767,361 in total. Computer Support Specialist is the third largest program at YTI Career Institute-Altoona, and it takes a full-time student 21 months to complete. This one will cost $60,534 per year and $726,411 for the full completion. The 4th largest with 9 months length Dental Assisting/Assistant will cost you $12,184 per year, $146,205 for the complete course.


Percent of students with financial aid


Types of financial aids


401 of YTI Career Institute-Altoona undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 85 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes YTI Career Institute-Altoona number 204 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Pennsylvania.

Students at YTI Career Institute-Altoona awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal, state, local or institutional grant aid.

Salary After Attending


According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services


Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Recognized student veteran organization

Disability services


Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Does not offer distance education opportunities

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition guaranteed plan

Tuition payment plan

Tuition guarantee is a program which guarantees to entering first-time students that tuition will not increase for the years they are enrolled. These guarantees are generally time-bound for four or five years.

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in YTI Career Institute-Altoona.

Weekend/evening college

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Graduation Rate


YTI Career Institute-Altoona graduation rate is above the national average.

70% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to YTI Career Institute-Altoona completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This indicator doesn’t consider students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare institutions.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at YTI Career Institute-Altoona is 12:1, that means that for every 12 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio



Race/ethnicity breakdown


Students enrollment in distance education


In YTI Career Institute-Altoona the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown


Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at YTI Career Institute-Altoona and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in not reported location.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

YTI Career Institute-Altoona offers 24 programs in total: 15 are for Associate's degree, 6 - for less than 1-year certificate programs, and 3 are 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 394 universities in Pennsylvania state. YTI Career Institute-Altoona is one of the few institutions in Pennsylvania that offers an Associate's degree program.


Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Pennsylvania state average data to help you compare.


YTI Career Institute-Altoona provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 462 students with 13856 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Location & Website

Address: 2900 Fairway Dr


Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Continuous

General Phone Number: +81494456435612

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