A.B.I. School Of Barbering & Cosmetology Of Chelsea

Overview of A.B.I. School Of Barbering & Cosmetology Of Chelsea

ABI is found in New York, NY. New York is a large city. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Certificate at ABI.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in beauty and cosmetology.

ABI Selectivity

Admission to ABI is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in.

Student Body

Students numbered 119 in 2007-2008 at the school. ABI has a large minority student population. A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older. A very high share of students at ABI are male.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"To prepare students to enter the fields of barbering and/or cosmetology, to pass state licensing examinations, and to serve the public competently and in a safe manner while earning a better than average income. To instill a sense of confidence in our graduates, to make them desireable to employers and prepare them to know the realities of what to expect so that they may enjoy a long term career. To start those who wish to do so on the path to owning their own business."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting ABI

A.B.I. School of Barbering & Cosmetology of Chelsea Inc.
252 West 29th Street
New York , NY 10001-5271
General Phone: (212) 290-2289

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ABI Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Beauty and Cosmetology227cosmetology, barber, manicurist

Number of programs and degrees for ABI in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years91
Award of less than 1 academic year2182

ABI Student Body

In 2007-2008, ABI had a total enrollment of 119 students (289 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 81%
Women 19%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 12%
20-21 16%
22-24 15%
25-29 16%
30-34 5%
35-39 10%
40-49 15%
50-64 6%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York93%
New Jersey5%

ABI Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 100 %

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 97%

ABI Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of New York, New York for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New York Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

ABI Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrecommended
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required
Other Standardized Testsrequired

ABI Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
ABI participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3342400)

ABI Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist

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ABI Highlights

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What Sets ABI Apart:

% of accepted students who choose to enroll
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% of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
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Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%ABI Male % of student body
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%ABI % students 40 years or older
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%ABI Minority % of student body

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