California Hair Design Academy

Overview of California Hair Design Academy

California Hair Design Academy is located in a large suburb, in La Mesa, CA. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degree levels at California Hair Design Academy top out at the Certificate.

Areas of Study

Students at the school often study beauty and cosmetology.

California Hair Design Academy Selectivity

California Hair Design Academy maintains an open-admission policy.

Student Body

The school offers classes to 132 students (224 full-time equivalent). A very high share of students at California Hair Design Academy are female.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"At CALIFORNIA HAIR DESIGN ACADEMY, we are constantly striving to develop the latest in programs to meet educational needs and teach modern salon practices. Basic to our school's philosophy is the belief that thorough and intense training will prepare a student for meaningful employment in the beauty industry. It is the school's objective to not only provide each student with the necesssary training to pass the California State licencing exam; but also to teach the student to be salon ready upon graduation. We strive to maximize the personal growth of each student as a total person, and to help each student discover his or her potential. The sucessful student should be able to function effectively and successfully in one of the many specialties in the industry upon completion of their training. Beyond providing the minimum training, the school endeavors to give each student advanced training which will make them competitive in seeking a job in their chosen field."

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Contacting California Hair Design Academy

California Hair Design Academy
8011 University Avenue, Suite A-2
La Mesa , CA 91941-5055
General Phone: (619) 461-8600

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California Hair Design Academy Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Beauty and Cosmetology152cosmetology, aesthetician and skin care, manicurist, cosmetoloty instructor

Number of programs and degrees for California Hair Design Academy in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years981
Award of less than 1 academic year543

California Hair Design Academy Student Body

In 2007-2008, California Hair Design Academy had a total enrollment of 132 students (224 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 57%
Black 5%
Hispanic 33%
Asian 2%
Unknown 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 34%
20-21 19%
22-24 11%
25-29 17%
30-34 10%
35-39 2%
40-49 4%
50-64 1%

California Hair Design Academy Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 76 %

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

Item Percent
Graduating 81%
Transfer Out 1%

California Hair Design Academy Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of La Mesa, 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.

California Hair Design Academy Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
California Hair Design Academy participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1186500)

California Hair Design Academy Degree Programs (2007)

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

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California Hair Design Academy Highlights

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What Sets California Hair Design Academy Apart:

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