The campus of Blades is in California, MD, which is a town not particularly near any major cities. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degrees at Blades include, at the school's highest level, the Certificate.
The school is known for its programs in beauty and cosmetology.
Its open admissions system makes Blades an attractive choice for many applicants.
In 2007-2008, the school had 73 students enrolled (102 full-time equivalent). A very high share of students at Blades are female.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"It is the mission of Blades School of Hair Design to prepare our students for the professional world of cosmetology. It is our responsibility to train students in accordance with the regulations of the State of Maryland, in skills and techniques of beautification. The instructors hold themselves to the highest degree of professionalism and expect the same standards from the students."
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Blades School of Hair Design
22576-316 MacArthur Blvd
California , MD 20619
General Phone: (301) 862-9797
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors [see all]|
|Beauty and Cosmetology||30||cosmetology|
Number of programs and degrees for Blades in 2008-2009:
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||30||1|
In 2007-2008, Blades had a total enrollment of 73 students (102 full-time equivalent).
Students by Age:
Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)
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.
Blades participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3027200)
(Details are provided further down on this page.)
What Sets Blades Apart:
|Female % of student body |
(vs. all colleges)
|% of degrees in beauty and cosmetology |
(vs. all colleges)
Student employment services
Offers part-time study
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