Advanced Barber College And Hair Design

Overview of Advanced Barber College And Hair Design

Advanced is in Weslaco, TX. Weslaco is a large suburb. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Advanced issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Certificate.

Areas of Study

Fields of study in vogue at the school include beauty and cosmetology.

Advanced Selectivity

The school's open admission policy attracts a range of prospective students.

Student Body

Approximately 54 students study at the school (in 2007-2008). Advanced is particularly welcoming to minority students.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of the Advanced Barber College & Hair Design, Inc. is to provide excellent professional training to our students, to prepare them for both the State Board of Barber exam and a successful career in the barber industry. Because of our mission, our curriculum emphasizes the basic and advanced skills so that those students build a solid foundation of knowledge and service. Our staff provides our students with textbook studies, hands-on training serving clients, and opportunities to attend annual trade shows, to help students master both the procedures and the challenges of the profession itself."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Advanced

Advanced Barber College and Hair Design
2818 S International
Weslaco , TX 78596
General Phone: (956) 969-0341

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Advanced Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Beauty and Cosmetology82barber
Cooking and Culinary Arts9personal and culinary services
Education and Teaching5education courses

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years821
Award of less than 1 academic year142

Advanced Student Body

In 2007-2008, Advanced had a total enrollment of 54 students (57 full-time equivalent).

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 7%
18-19 11%
20-21 9%
22-24 17%
25-29 20%
30-34 24%
35-39 6%
40-49 2%
50-64 4%

Advanced 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 42%
Transfer Out 3%

Advanced Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Advanced Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Advanced participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3412300)

Advanced Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Personal and Culinary Services, Other

Education And Teaching
Education, Other

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