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Western Beauty Institute
Western Beauty Institute 8700 Van Nuys Blvd Panorama City, CA 91402 Phone: (818) 894-9550
  • General Information
    About Western Beauty Institute

    At WESTERN BEAUTY INSTITUTE, our primary objective is to offer training that prepares each student in acquiring the knowledge and skills necessary to pass the Board of Barbering/Cosmetology Exams. In the process, our secondary objective is to maximize the development and personal growth of each student as a total person, to help each student discover his/her potential, and ultimately function as a cosmetology entrepreneur and/or future teacher. Our prime vocational objective is to train and produce graduates with sufficient knowledge to seek and find employment. Every student should thus be able to function effectively in one of the many specialty areas such as: Hair Stylist, Barber, Hair Colorist, Manicurist, Make-up Artist,Beauty Salon or Barber Salon Operator. Normal progression should move him or her to positions such as Beauty Salon Manager, Beauty Salon or Barber Salon Owner, Cosmetology or Barber Instructor, Supervisor, Director or School Owner.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 2-year, Private for-profit
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • None
    Student Services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Placement services for completers
    Credit Accepted
    • Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Less than 1 year certificate
    • 1-2 years certificate
    Campus Setting
    • City: Large
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants
    Full Time Retention Rate 66%
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 1,077
    Native American 4
    Asian 26
    African American 101
    Hispanic 766
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 640
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates

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