Cynthias Beauty Academy

Overview of Cynthias Beauty Academy

Students attend Cynthias in Bell, CA, a large suburb. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Cynthias degrees go up to the Certificate.

Areas of Study

The school has a tighter focus on specific areas of study than most colleges its size. Cynthias is known for its programs in beauty and cosmetology.

Cynthias Selectivity

Applicants to the school appreciate its open admissions policy.

Student Body

There are 173 students at Cynthias (as of 2007-2008). The school has a large minority student population. A very high share of students at Cynthias are female.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"At Cynthia's Beauty Academy, our institional objective is to provide training to our students, which will prepare them for the State board of Cosmetology Examination for their course of study. This examination determines an individual's basic knowledge and skills for entry-level positions in the State Board Examination and if desired, pursue a vocation, at an enry-level position, for employment in their individual field of training. These objectives are monitored and attained by the schools continuous attention to and evaluation of the schools curriculum and practival training skills, as mandated by the State Board of Cosmetology."

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Contacting Cynthias

Cynthias Beauty Academy
4130 E Gage Ave
Bell , CA 90201
General Phone: (323) 560-2207

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Cynthias Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Beauty and Cosmetology104cosmetology

Number of programs and degrees for Cynthias in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1041

Cynthias Student Body

In 2007-2008, Cynthias had a total enrollment of 173 students (246 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Hispanic 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 18%
20-21 9%
22-24 13%
25-29 15%
30-34 11%
35-39 14%
40-49 16%

Cynthias Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 62 %

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

Item Percent
Graduating 86%

Cynthias Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Bell, 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.

Cynthias Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Cynthias participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2174600)

Cynthias Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

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Cynthias Highlights

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What Sets Cynthias Apart:

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Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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% students 40 years or older
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