Cosmetology


 
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What Is Cosmetology?
According to the dictionary, cosmetology is the study of the art of applying cosmetics. It is also the study of how to help enhance one's natural beauty. A person can enhance his or her beauty not only knowing how to take care of the face and hair, but also by being concerned with posture and personality. In brief, a cosmetologist is a person who has studied the art of enhancing a person's natural beauty.
 
Our Teaching Method
Level 1 - Introductory work in skills and theory covering:
Unit (A) Basic training in styling, haircutting and permanents
Unit (B) Basic training in all chemical applications
Unit (C) Basic background in anatomy, physiology, chemistry, sterilization, etc...
Level 2 - Students begin to work with live models in the clinic area under instructor supervision. Time is devoted to teaching specialized activities.
Level 3 - Additional clinic work under instructor supervision and advanced work in hair shaping, styling, salon management, and related material.
The length of the Cosmetology course is mandated by state law and consists of 1500 clock hours of in-school training. This is required by the Indiana Board of Cosmetology.
Beauty Culturist (Cosmetologist) - Course Hours
 
COURSE
Haircutting
Sanitation
Law
Salesmanship
Management
Manicuring/Pedicuring
Hair Removal
Anatomy/Physiology
Skin
Hair
 
HOURS
250
40
10
10
10
45
15
5
5
5
 
COURSE
Electricity
Chemistry
Shampooing
Scalp Treatment
Facials & Makeup
Hair Coloring
Permanent Waving
Hairstyling
Discretionary Hours
 
HOURS
5
10
35
35
55
100
370
280
215
 
Total Hours: 1500
 
Cosmetology Program Cost:
  • 1500 Hour Tuition @ $10.42 per hour = $15,630.00
  • Registration fee = $100.00
  • Application fee = $100.00
  • Kits/Books/Supplies = $1,599.00
  • Technology Fees = $249.00
  • Total Cost = $17,678.00
  • iPad with Kit = $430.00
  • Total Cost with iPad = $18,108.00
On Campus Housing: Not Offered
 
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* The fee for our student kit, books, and mannequin is non-refundable after they have been issued to the student. An extra fee will be charged to all Cosmetology students who fail to complete their 1500 hours of training within the allotted contract dates. This charge will be applied only after the contract ending date. An administration fee of $150.00 will be charged to any student who discontinues prior to graduation with the exception of extenuating circumstances.

Class Schedules For Cosmetology

 
40 Hours Per Week Program: 9 Months
Tuesday - Friday 8:30am - 5:30pm
Saturday 9:00am-3:30pm

30 Hours Per Week Program: 12 Months
Tuesday - Saturday 9:00am - 3:30pm

20 Hours Per Week Night Program: 18 Months
Ft. Wayne: Mon. - Fri. 5:30pm - 9:30pm

30 Hours Per Week Night Program: 12 Months
Ft. Wayne: Mon. - Fri. 3:00pm - 9:30pm
 
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Consumer Information:
The U.S. Department of Labor's Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) name and code for Cosmetology is: 39-5012.00 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists. Please visit the Department of Labor's website at the following link to obtain information on this field of occupation.
http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/39-5012.00

Along with the Department of Labor the National Center for Education Statistics provides data concerning cosmetology under the following CIP code: 12.0401. Use this code at the following link.
http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/cipcode/Default.aspx?y=55

You can also access statistical data about our schools on the College Navigator website at the following link.
http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator

To help you make an informed decision about whether to sign up for any of our programs, we want you to know that, according to the latest information:

The Completion, Placement, and Licensure rates for this program as submitted to our accrediting agency; the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences in our Annual Report are as follows:
The Combined Rates for both campuses and all programs for 2015:
Completion: 78.57%
Placement: 80.91%
Licensure: 92.59%

Fort Wayne Campus:
78.00% or 78 of the 100 students in this program scheduled to graduate in 2015 went on to graduate;
84.62% or 66 of the 78 students that graduated in that year have found jobs in the industry; and
93.51% or 72 of the 77 students of the program taking the state board exam in 2015 passed the examination.

Kokomo Campus:
69.23% or 9 of the 13 students in this program scheduled to graduate in 2015 went on to graduate;
88.89% or 8 of the 9 students that graduated in that year have found jobs in the industry; and
88.89% or 8 of the 9 students of the program taking the state board exam in 2015 passed the examination.

On-Time Completion Rates for Each Schedule (per campus):
This rate is based solely on students that were able to complete the program within the number of weeks that the program is designated to take to complete. It does not factor in Approved Leave of Absences or other circumstances that prevent the student from graduating on time.

Fort Wayne Campus:

Combined Completion for all Schedules (2015/2016 Award Year): 35%

Kokomo Campus:

Combined Completion for all Schedules (2015/2016 Award Year): 0%

Indiana Licensing Requirements

Cosmetology: Each student must complete the following:
  • Complete 1500 clock hours of training.
  • Complete the State practical book requirements.
  • Satisfactorily pass all written tests with a 75% or higher.
  • Pass all practical exams with a 75% or higher.
  • Pass the school final written exam with a 75% or higher.
  • Satisfy all financial responsibilities to the school.
The State of Indiana requires that each student obtain a license from the State to become employed in Indiana. For information on factors that may prevent a student from obtaining such a license please visit the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency website.
http://www.in.gov/pla/cosmo.htm
Please refer to the State Board of Cosmetology Licensure Laws and Regulations:
http://www.in.gov/pla/files/SBCBE_7.1.2016_EDITION.pdf