Georgia Institute Of Cosmetology

Overview of Georgia Institute Of Cosmetology

Georgia Institute of Cosmetology is located in Athens, GA (a medium-sized city). The school is a private, for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by Georgia Institute of Cosmetology is the Certificate.

Areas of Study

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

Georgia Institute of Cosmetology Selectivity

Georgia Institute of Cosmetology is an open-admission school.

Student Body

The school had 147 enrolled students in 2007-2008.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of the Georgia Institute of Cosmetology is to train its students for the fast rising demand for qualified cosmetologist. Our desire is to supply the community with well-rounded cosmetologist that can perform at any level, and is competent in all areas of cosmetology. The primary objective fo GIC is to help develop effective communicational skills as well as the discipline and moral values needed to be successful in today's working enviroment. The institute will prepare the student for the cosmetology profession be helping to develop the finger and hand dexterity, cordination,and strength needed for the manual manipulation of this profession. The students will be prepared to enter into a salon as a salon level stylist, a makeup artist, esthetician, nail and many other related areas of cosmetology. The institutes students will be provided with skills necessary to pursue a successful career."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Georgia Institute of Cosmetology

Georgia Institute of Cosmetology
3529 Atlanta Hwy
Athens , GA 30606-3152

Georgia Institute of Cosmetology Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Beauty and Cosmetology147cosmetology

Number of programs and degrees for Georgia Institute of Cosmetology in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1471

Georgia Institute of Cosmetology Student Body

In 2007-2008, Georgia Institute of Cosmetology had a total enrollment of 147 students (244 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 42%
Black 47%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 5%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 14%
20-21 21%
22-24 17%
25-29 17%
30-34 17%
35-39 10%
40-49 2%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

South Carolina32%

Georgia Institute of Cosmetology Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 87 %
Part-Time 88 %

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

Item Percent
Graduating 68%
Transfer Out 15%

Georgia Institute of Cosmetology Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Georgia Institute of Cosmetology Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Georgia Institute of Cosmetology participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3089100)

Georgia Institute of Cosmetology Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

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Georgia Institute of Cosmetology Highlights

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What Sets Georgia Institute of Cosmetology Apart:

% of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
(vs. all colleges)
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Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 17%Georgia Institute of Cosmetology Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs

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