Northwest Hair Academy Mount Vernon

Overview of Northwest Hair Academy Mount Vernon

Northwest Hair Academy is located in a small city, in Mount Vernon, WA. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degree levels at Northwest Hair Academy top out at the Associate's degree.

Northwest Hair Academy Selectivity

The admissions department at the school does not accept all those who apply.

Student Body

Northwest Hair Academy offers classes to 167 students (223 full-time equivalent). A very high share of students at the school are female.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Through ethical educational practices we help the students of today find fulfillment for their tomorrow through the professions of cosmetology, nail technology, barbering, esthetics and/or the teaching of these professions."

More complete details are provided below.

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Northwest Hair Academy
615 S First St
Mount Vernon , WA 98273

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Northwest Hair Academy Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Beauty and Cosmetology78cosmetology
Education and Teaching6technical teaching

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years781
Award of less than 1 academic year61

Northwest Hair Academy Student Body

In 2007-2008, Northwest Hair Academy had a total enrollment of 167 students (223 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 7%
Women 93%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 85%
Black 2%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 4%
American Indian 3%
Unknown 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 33%
20-21 25%
22-24 17%
25-29 10%
30-34 5%
35-39 5%
40-49 2%
50-64 1%
65+ 1%

Northwest Hair Academy Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 70 %

Northwest Hair Academy Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Northwest Hair Academy 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

Northwest Hair Academy Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Northwest Hair Academy participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2331400)

Northwest Hair Academy Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Education And Teaching
Technical Teacher Education

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What Sets Northwest Hair Academy Apart:

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