Program Information

Cosmetology

Our 1500 clock hour program trains you for a successful career working with clients in a salon environment. This will include shampooing and conditioning, trimming, cutting, coloring and styling hair, as well as offering basic nail and skincare services.

Aesthetics

Our 600 clock program teaches you all the basics of skincare, from waxing & facials to microdermabrasion & chemical peels. You’ll learn in a hands-on environment with one-on-one instruction. This program is provided full-time or on a part-time schedule.

Manicure

(this course is currently not Title IV eligible) Our 600 clock hour program provides an in depth training on advanced nail technology. You’ll learn manicures, pedicures, acrylics, gel nails, and plenty more. This program is provided full-time or on a part-time schedule.

Instructor

(this course is currently not Title IV eligible) Our 600 clock hour program trains licensed professionals to become instructors. The Because of continuing student activity demands the Instructors Course has unscheduled starting dates. Because of the infrequent schedule of enrollment in this course and the additional one on one instruction by the school instructors, students desiring to take this course must discuss enrollment with the school administrator to ensure the scheduling and required theory classes will not be in conflict. The decision to enroll the student is reserved for the school.

The school administrator may approve selected students for a work scholarship as payment for the course.

2020 COMPLETION RATES

Update coming in 2023
A copy of this report is maintained in the administration office and can be viewed during regular business hours.

Graduation rate: 75.38%

Placement rate: 69.39%

Licensure rate: 97.67%

 

Campus Security

Pre-enrollment physical demands 2022

Prerequisites and tips for employment

Cosmetology Gainful Employment Disclosures

Academy of Professional Cosmetology

Undergraduate certificate in Cosmetology
Program Length: 43 weeks

Students graduating on time

21% of Title IV students complete the program within 43 weeks1

Program Costs*

$13,625 for tuition and fees
$1,700 for books and supplies

*The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time completion. Note that this information is subject to change.

Students Borrowing Money

The typical graduate leaves with $4257 in debt1
*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.
The typical monthly loan payment

$393 per month in student loans with an interest rate of 2.75% to 4.30%1

Graduates who got jobs
75% of students in the Cosmetology program are employed according to National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences job placement rate
Program graduates are employed in the following fields:
 Licensure Requirements

This program meets licensure requirements in: Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas

Additional Information:

US Bureau of labor statistics shows average Cosmetologist national income of $27,630, projected to grow 19% from 2020 to 2030.  US Bureau of labor statistics show Manicuring field is growing 19% much faster than average.

These disclosures are required by the U.S. Department of Education

Aesthetics Gainful Employment Disclosures

Academy of Professional Cosmetology

Undergraduate certificate in Aesthetics
Full time program length: 18 weeks
Part time program length: 29 weeks

Students graduating on time

30% of Title IV students complete the program within 43 weeks

Program Costs*

$6,725 for tuition and fees
$2,425 for books and supplies
*The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion.
Note that this information is subject to change.

Students Borrowing Money

The typical graduate leaves with $5403 in debt

The typical monthly loan payment

$393 per month in student loans with an interest rate of 2.75% to 4.30%

 

Graduates who got jobs

63% of students in the Cosmetology program are employed according to National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences job placement rate

Program graduates are employed in the following fields

Skincare Specialists (http://online.onetcenter.org)

Licensure Requirements

This program meets licensure requirements in Arkansas.

Additional Information:

US Bureau of labor statistics show average Skin Care Specialist national income of $36,510

US Bureau of labor statistics show Skin Care field is growing 17% much faster than average

These disclosures are required by the U.S. Department of Education

Manicuring Gainful Employment Disclosures

Academy of Professional Cosmetology

Undergraduate certificate in Manicuring
Full time program length: 18 weeks
Part time program length: 29 weeks

Students graduating on time

100% of students complete the program within 43 weeks  (note this program is not eligible for Title IV funding)

Program Costs*

$6,100 for tuition and fees
$1,360 for books and supplies

*The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time completion. Note that this information is subject to change.

Students Borrowing Money

Please note that this program is not eligible for Title IV funding; therefore, graduates have zero debt.

The typical monthly loan payment

Please note that this program is not eligible for Title IV funding; therefore, graduates have no monthly payment.

 

Graduates who got jobs

0% of students in the Cosmetology program are employed according to National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences job placement rate

Program graduates are employed in the following fields

Manicurists and Pedicurists (http://online.onetcenter.org)

Licensure Requirements

This program meets licensure requirements in Arkansas.

Additional Information:

US Bureau of labor statistics show average Skin Care Specialist national income of $29,900

US Bureau of labor statistics show Skin Care field is growing 19% much faster than average

 

These disclosures are required by the U.S. Department of Education

Instructor Gainful Employment Disclosures

Academy of Professional Cosmetology

Undergraduate certificate in Instructor
Full time program length: 17.15 weeks
Part time program length: 29 weeks

Students graduating on time

100% of students complete the program within 43 weeks  (note this program is not eligible for Title IV funding)

Program Costs*

$6,000 for tuition and fees
$345 for books and supplies

*The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time completion. Note that this information is subject to change

Students Borrowing Money

Please note that this program is not eligible for Title IV funding; therefore, graduates have zero debt.

The typical monthly loan payment

Please note that this program is not eligible for Title IV funding; therefore, graduates have no monthly payment.

 

Graduates who got jobs

100% of students in the Cosmetology program are employed according to National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences job placement rate

Program graduates are employed in the following fields

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Post-Secondary School (http://online.onetcenter.org)

Licensure Requirements

This program meets licensure requirements in Arkansas.

Additional Information:

US Bureau of labor statistics show average Career/Technical Education Teachers, Post Secondary national income of $59,850

US Bureau of labor statistics show Career/Technical Education Teachers, Post Secondary industry growth is steady.

 

These disclosures are required by the U.S. Department of Education

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