Merrillville Beauty College

Overview of Merrillville Beauty College

Merrillville Beauty College can be found in Merrillville, IN (a large suburb). The school is a private, for-profit institution. The Certificate is the highest degree at Merrillville Beauty College.

Areas of Study

The most common majors at the school are in beauty and cosmetology.

Merrillville Beauty College Selectivity

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

Student Body

In 2007-2008, 111 students were enrolled in the school. Merrillville Beauty College has a large minority student population.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of Merrillville Beauty College is to provide thorough education and training in barbering and cosmetology to help meet the needs of the community while enabling students to achieve personal and professional goals. The college keeps a positive atmosphere in which experienced and dedicated staff and faculty members encourage students personal and practical skills."

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Contacting Merrillville Beauty College

Merrillville Beauty College
48 W 67th Pl
Merrillville , IN 46410
General Phone: (219) 769-2232

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Merrillville Beauty College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Beauty and Cosmetology27cosmetology, barber, manicurist, cosmetoloty instructor

Number of programs and degrees for Merrillville Beauty College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years273
Award of less than 1 academic year01

Merrillville Beauty College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Merrillville Beauty College had a total enrollment of 111 students (78 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 4%
Black 90%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 1%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 15%
20-21 14%
22-24 19%
25-29 16%
30-34 19%
35-39 9%
40-49 6%
50-64 1%

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


Merrillville Beauty College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 47 %
Part-Time 75 %

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

Item Percent
Graduating 42%

Merrillville Beauty College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Merrillville Beauty College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Merrillville Beauty College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 961300)

Merrillville Beauty College Degree Programs (2007)

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

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Merrillville Beauty College Highlights

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What Sets Merrillville Beauty College Apart:

% of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
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Minority % of student body
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Top 11%Merrillville Beauty College Minority % of student body

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