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American Beauty Academy: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Largest Program Program Length Average Completion
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General 1,500 contact hours 12 months
Detailed Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $12,000 $13,000 $14,000 $15,000 7.1%
Books and supplies $1,200 $1,200 $1,300 $1,500 15.4%
Living arrangement          
Off Campus          
Room and board $3,514 $3,514 $3,514 $3,514 0.0%
Other $2,681 $2,681 $2,681 $2,681 0.0%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $3,514 $3,514 $3,514 $3,514 0.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Off Campus $19,395 $20,395 $21,495 $22,695 5.6%
Off Campus with Family $16,714 $17,714 $18,814 $20,014 6.4%
Next largest programs 2009-2010
Program Program Length Average Completion Tuition and fees Books and supplies
Barbering/Barber 1,500 contact hours 12 months $15,000 $1,500
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Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan  
Prepaid tuition plan  
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan

 

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $100
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 225 88 137
Percent admitted 81% 74% 86%
Percent admitted who enrolled 100% 100% 100%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school record X  
Other Test (Wonderlic,WISC-III,etc) X  

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences 7/1/1996 -   Accredited