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.
Fields of study in vogue at the school include beauty and cosmetology.
The school's open admission policy attracts a range of prospective students.
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."
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Advanced Barber College and Hair Design
2818 S International
Weslaco , TX 78596
General Phone: (956) 969-0341
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors [see all]|
|Beauty and Cosmetology||82||barber|
|Cooking and Culinary Arts||9||personal and culinary services|
|Education and Teaching||5||education courses|
Number of programs and degrees for Advanced in 2008-2009:
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||82||1|
|Award of less than 1 academic year||14||2|
In 2007-2008, Advanced had a total enrollment of 54 students (57 full-time equivalent).
Students by Age:
Retention Rates (2007):
Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)
The school does not offer campus housing.
The school does not offer students a meal plan.
Advanced participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3412300)
(Details are provided further down on this page.)
What Sets Advanced Apart:
|% of degrees in beauty and cosmetology |
(vs. all colleges)
|Minority % of student body |
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