Aesthetics Institute Of Cosmetology

Overview of Aesthetics Institute Of Cosmetology

Students attend Aesthetics Institute in Gaithersburg, MD, a large suburb. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Aesthetics Institute degrees go up to the Certificate.

Areas of Study

The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. Aesthetics Institute is known for its programs in beauty and cosmetology.

Aesthetics Institute Selectivity

Applicants to the school appreciate its open admissions policy.

Student Body

There are 22 students at Aesthetics Institute (as of 2007-2008). A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of the Institute is to develop and train students for gainful employment in the field of cosmetology, by offering them theoretical and practical training, preparing them for the Maryland State Licensing Examination, and providing them basic knowledge and skills to start a career."

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Contacting Aesthetics Institute

Aesthetics Institute of Cosmetology
15958C Shady Grove Rd
Gaithersburg , MD 20877
General Phone: (301) 330-9252

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Aesthetics Institute Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Beauty and Cosmetology15cosmetology, make-up artist, aesthetician and skin care, manicurist

Number of programs and degrees for Aesthetics Institute in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years131
Award of less than 1 academic year23

Aesthetics Institute Student Body

In 2007-2008, Aesthetics Institute had a total enrollment of 22 students (56 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 28%
Black 38%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 24%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 5%
20-21 5%
22-24 5%
25-29 18%
30-34 18%
35-39 23%
40-49 18%
50-64 9%

Aesthetics Institute Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 83 %
Part-Time 75 %

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

Item Percent
Graduating 67%

Aesthetics Institute Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Aesthetics Institute Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Aesthetics Institute participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3097200)

Aesthetics Institute Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Make-Up Artist/Specialist
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist

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Aesthetics Institute Highlights

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What Sets Aesthetics Institute Apart:

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Top 14%Aesthetics Institute Female % of student body

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