La James College Of Hairstyling And Cosmetology

Overview of La James College Of Hairstyling And Cosmetology

La James College can be found in Mason City, IA (a self-contained town). The school is a private, for-profit institution. The Associate's degree is the highest degree at La James College.

Areas of Study

The most common majors at the school are in therapy and counseling.

La James College Selectivity

La James College is welcoming, and offers open admission to students who meet its minimum qualifications.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, 108 students were enrolled in the school. A very high share of students at La James College are female.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The principal objective of LaƆJames College Mason City is to enroll students who would benefit personally & financially from being a licensed cosmetologist, teacher-instructor, nail technician, esthetician or massage therapist. To educate our students to have confidence & skills necessary to enter any phase of the cosmetology or massage industry; to graduate our students with the ability to achieve their desired goals; and to assist in placing our students in highly productive positions that will continue to develope them educationally & offer them financial resources & opportunities."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting La James College

La James College of Hairstyling and Cosmetology
24 Second St NE
Mason City , IA 50401-3308
General Phone: (641) 424-2161

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La James College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Beauty and Cosmetology63cosmetology, aesthetician and skin care, manicurist, cosmetoloty instructor
Therapy and Counseling26massage therapy

Number of programs and degrees for La James College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years401
Award of less than 1 academic year493
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years01

La James College Student Body

In 2007-2008, La James College had a total enrollment of 108 students (110 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 56%
20-21 29%
22-24 6%
25-29 4%
30-34 3%
35-39 3%

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

North Dakota1%

La James College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 96 %

La James College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

La James College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
La James College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 765900)

La James College 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

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage

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La James College Highlights

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What Sets La James College Apart:

Female % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%La James College Female % of student body
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%La James College % of degrees in therapy and counseling

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