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.
- 2-year, Private for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- Academic/career counseling service
- Placement services for completers
- Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Less than 1 year certificate
- 1-2 years certificate
- City: Large
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants Full Time Retention Rate 66%
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 1,077 Native American 4.0 Asian 26.0 African American 101.0 Hispanic 766.0 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 640 Enrolled FullTime Graduates