General Information About Altoona Beauty School Inc
Altoona Beauty School's fine reputation has been maintained since its establishment in August 1956. For over 50 years, ABS has graduated thousands of professionals. Many of our graduates have gone on to work as stylists, salon managers, platform artists, and salespeople at beauty supply houses. A great deal have opened salons and surpassed even their own dreams. Altoona Beauty School continually strives to update and improve our facility and curriculums to offer students the best education at an affordable price. Our objective at Altoona Beauty School is to prepare our students for a successful career in today's modern world of cosmetology. To achieve these goals, we have a staff of eight instructors who are licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Cosmetology. Our staff has had many years of teaching experience, as well as salon experience. The staff attends various seminars and workshops throughout the year to stay on top of today's ever changing hair trends, as well as teaching techniques. Altoona Beauty School practices no discrimination on the basis of race, creed, age, religion, sex, financial status or ethnic origin. We are an equal opportunity educator and employer.
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
- Teacher certification
- 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: Small
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 66 Percent Admitted 95% Men Admitted 100% Women Admitted 95% Full Time Retention Rate 96%
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 135 Native American 0 Asian 1 African American 2 Hispanic 3 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 38 Enrolled FullTime Graduates