Hair Professionals Career College Sycamore

Overview of Hair Professionals Career College Sycamore

Students attend Hair Professionals in Sycamore, IL, a rural site not far from an urban area. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Hair Professionals degrees go up to the Certificate.

Areas of Study

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

Hair Professionals Selectivity

Hair Professionals is selective and does not offer open admission.

Student Body

There are 182 students at the school (as of 2007-2008). A very high share of students at Hair Professionals are female.

Student Life

A lot of students at the school attend part-time.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Our highly skilled staff of instructors, combined with a spacious well-equipped facility, are dedicated to Excellence in Cosmetology, Skin Care and Nail Education. Each student, after completing their course of training, will be able to demonstrate job entry skills in required subjects, take and pass a final school examination in both theoretical and practical skills and qualify for examination to obtain an Illinois license, if applicable."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Hair Professionals

Hair Professionals Career College Inc
2245 Gateway Drive
Sycamore , IL 60178
General Phone: (815) 756-3596

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Hair Professionals Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Beauty and Cosmetology50cosmetology, aesthetician and skin care, manicurist, cosmetoloty instructor

Number of programs and degrees for Hair Professionals in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years432
Award of less than 1 academic year72

Hair Professionals Student Body

In 2007-2008, Hair Professionals had a total enrollment of 182 students (158 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 2%
Women 98%
Full-Time 19%
Part-Time 81%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 81%
Black 7%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 1%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 27%
18-19 21%
20-21 13%
22-24 11%
25-29 14%
30-34 7%
35-39 2%
40-49 5%

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


Hair Professionals Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 91 %
Part-Time 93 %

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

Item Percent
Graduating 67%

Hair Professionals Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Hair Professionals 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

Hair Professionals Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Hair Professionals participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2332200)

Hair Professionals 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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