American Beauty College

Overview of American Beauty College

The campus of American Beauty is in Bellflower, CA, which is a large suburb. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degrees at American Beauty include, at the school's highest level, the Certificate.

Areas of Study

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

American Beauty Selectivity

Its open admissions system makes American Beauty an attractive choice for many applicants.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 39 students enrolled (68 full-time equivalent). American Beauty has a large minority student population. A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"At ABC, our mission and prime objective is to offer our students the training to assist them to acquire the knwoledge and skills necessary to pass the California State- bureau of Barbering and Cosmetology examination required for a state license. Our prime vocational objective is to train and produce knowledgeable graduates able to seek and find entry-level employment in the beauty industry."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting American Beauty

American Beauty College
16512 Bellflower Blvd
Bellflower , CA 90706-5417
General Phone: (562) 866-0728

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American Beauty Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Beauty and Cosmetology20cosmetology

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years201

American Beauty Student Body

In 2007-2008, American Beauty had a total enrollment of 39 students (68 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 14%
Black 12%
Hispanic 59%
Asian 16%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 8%
20-21 10%
22-24 13%
25-29 18%
30-34 18%
35-39 5%
40-49 13%
50-64 5%

American Beauty Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 69 %

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

Item Percent
Graduating 47%

American Beauty Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

American Beauty Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
American Beauty participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1307400)

American Beauty Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

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American Beauty Highlights

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What Sets American Beauty Apart:

% of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
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Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%American Beauty Minority % of student body
Female % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%American Beauty Female % of student body
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%American Beauty % students 40 years or older

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