American Beauty Institute

Overview of American Beauty Institute

The main campus of American Beauty is in McAlester, OK (a self-contained town). The school is a private, for-profit school. American Beauty offers degrees up to the Certificate.

Areas of Study

The school offers a wide array of programs of study, compared to other schools of its size. American Beauty students most commonly major in a field related to beauty and cosmetology.

American Beauty Selectivity

The school does not accept everyone who applies. In 2007-2008, 100% of people who applied to American Beauty were accepted.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 20 enrolled students. Older students (40+ years old, e.g.) are welcome and common at American Beauty. Females make the bulk of the student body at the school.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"American Beauty Institute is dedicated to providing graduates for careers in cosmetology arts & sciences & related or unrelated fields. To prepare students during their required course of study to take & pass the state board exams in order to be eligible for entry-level employment in the field of cosmetology. To assist students in learning by the time they graduate to communicate effectively in order to build a client base. To instill a sense of professionalism in each student during their training. To teach up-to-date techniques & information of the profession, students will be supervised by licensed instructors."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting American Beauty

American Beauty Institute
2009 North Main
McAlester , OK 74501
General Phone: (918) 420-4247

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American Beauty Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Beauty and Cosmetology14cosmetology, manicurist, cosmetoloty instructor

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 years122
Award of less than 1 academic year21

American Beauty Student Body

In 2007-2008, American Beauty had a total enrollment of 20 students (41 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Women 100%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 81%
American Indian 19%

Students by Age:

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

American Beauty 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 77%
Transfer Out 9%

American Beauty Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

American Beauty Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

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

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 2554300)

American Beauty Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist

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American Beauty Highlights

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What Sets American Beauty Apart:

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% students 40 years or older
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Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
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