Headlines Academy

Overview of Headlines Academy

Rapid City, SD is home to Headlines Academy. Rapid City is a small city. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degrees at Headlines Academy go up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

Students commonly pursue studies in therapy and counseling.

Headlines Academy Selectivity

Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants.

Student Body

The school has 81 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008). A very high share of students at Headlines Academy are female.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"As educators of Cosmetology & Massage, we will take every opportunity to continue to educated ourselves to current, scientific and technical developments of our professions, exemplifying the importance of knowledge. We will listen to our students and endeavor to treat each question and situation fairly there by, creating a mutual relationship of respect, trust and teamwork. We will inspire personal and professional development of ethics throught our own pursuit of higher standards of conduct. We will support and sitmulate students need to create and experiment, by nurturing their efforts while instilling a solid base of safe, healthy skills and practices. Through the results of higher standards, our graduates will be able to meet and surpass the expectations of future clients and employers. It is with this in mind, we begin each day at the Academy."

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Contacting Headlines Academy

Headlines Academy Inc
529 Main St
Rapid City , SD 57701

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Headlines Academy Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Beauty and Cosmetology34cosmetology, manicurist
Therapy and Counseling22massage therapy

Number of programs and degrees for Headlines Academy in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years271
Award of less than 1 academic year292

Headlines Academy Student Body

In 2007-2008, Headlines Academy had a total enrollment of 81 students (92 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 11%
Women 89%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 75%
Black 1%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 1%
American Indian 12%
Unknown 4%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 38%
20-21 17%
22-24 16%
25-29 11%
30-34 9%
35-39 1%
40-49 5%
50-64 1%

Headlines Academy Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 30 %

Headlines Academy Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Rapid City, South Dakota for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other South Dakota Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Headlines Academy Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot 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

Headlines Academy Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Headlines Academy participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2297800)

Headlines Academy Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage

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What Sets Headlines Academy Apart:

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% of degrees in therapy and counseling
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Female % of student body
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Top 7%Headlines Academy Female % of student body

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