Legends Institute

Overview of Legends Institute

Legends Institute is found in Lynchburg, VA. Lynchburg is a small city. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Certificate at Legends Institute.

Areas of Study

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

Legends Institute Selectivity

Legends Institute accepts all qualified applicants under its open-admission rules.

Student Body

Students numbered 39 in 2007-2008 at the school. A very high share of students at Legends Institute are female.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Our goal is to train individuals who are serious about acheiving their goals of professionalism in the field of cosmetology. We feel our task is to provide the student a clear understanding, in theory and practice, of the basic aspects of cosmetology including hair, skin and nail care. We further wish to assist the student in developing communication and public relations skills. Our mission is to graduate students prepared to take the state board exams and also have the skills and confidence to begin their journey in the field of cosmetology."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Legends Institute

Legends Institute
2323 Memorial Avenue Unit 27
Lynchburg , VA 24501-2652
General Phone: (434) 385-7722

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Legends Institute Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Beauty and Cosmetology20cosmetology

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years201

Legends Institute Student Body

In 2007-2008, Legends Institute had a total enrollment of 39 students (31 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 55%
Black 45%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 8%
18-19 36%
20-21 15%
22-24 18%
25-29 13%
30-34 3%
35-39 8%

Legends Institute Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 73 %

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

Item Percent
Graduating 86%

Legends Institute Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Legends Institute Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Legends Institute participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1159600)

Legends Institute Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

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Legends Institute Highlights

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What Sets Legends Institute Apart:

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Female % of student body
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