General Information About Independence College of Cosmetology
The cosmetology industry offers a variety of positions with a wide income range. Those positions include: make-up artist, salon manager, hair designer, educator, business owner, sales executive, esthetician, spa owner, cruise line stylist and platform artist, to name a few. Individuals in this field have the opportunity of flexible hours, of setting their own schedule and of working part time. Jobs are always available and even the US Government has said that the cosmetology industry is one of the most promising for job security. The public always has a need for personal services. It is one of the few industries where a licensed professional can take a leave of absence and still easily rejoin the industry at a later time.
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
- Suburb: Large
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants Full Time Retention Rate 79%
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 140 Native American 0.0 Asian 1.0 African American 21.0 Hispanic 3.0 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 95 Enrolled FullTime Graduates