Altoona Beauty School

Overview of Altoona Beauty School

Altoona Beauty is located in Altoona, PA (a small city). The school is a private, for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by Altoona Beauty is the Certificate.

Areas of Study

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

Altoona Beauty Selectivity

The school does not offer open admission.

Student Body

Altoona Beauty had 51 enrolled students in 2007-2008.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Altoona Beauty

Altoona Beauty School Inc
1528 Valley View Blvd.
Altoona , PA 16602-6039
General Phone: (814) 942-3141

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Altoona Beauty Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Beauty and Cosmetology51cosmetology, electrolysis tech, aesthetician and skin care, manicurist, cosmetoloty instructor

Number of programs and degrees for Altoona Beauty in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years231
Award of less than 1 academic year284

Altoona Beauty Student Body

In 2007-2008, Altoona Beauty had a total enrollment of 51 students (75 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 2%
Women 98%
Full-Time 60%
Part-Time 40%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 96%
Black 1%
Hispanic 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 12%
20-21 24%
22-24 24%
25-29 18%
30-34 2%
35-39 10%
40-49 10%
50-64 2%

Altoona Beauty Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 4 %
Part-Time 17 %

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

Item Percent
Graduating 87%

Altoona Beauty Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Altoona Beauty Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot 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 Testsnot required

Altoona Beauty Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Altoona Beauty participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2290400)

Altoona Beauty Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Electrolysis/Electrology and Electrolysis Technician
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist

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Altoona Beauty Highlights

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What Sets Altoona Beauty Apart:

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Female % of student body
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Number of degree programs
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 19%Altoona Beauty Number of degree programs

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