Paris Beauty College

Overview of Paris Beauty College

Concord, CA is home to Paris Beauty College. Concord is a large suburb. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degrees at Paris Beauty College go up to the Certificate.

Areas of Study

Students commonly pursue studies in beauty and cosmetology.

Paris Beauty College Selectivity

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

Student Body

The school has 278 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008). A very high share of students at Paris Beauty College are female.

Student Life

A lot of students at the school attend part-time.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Our prime objective at Paris Beauty College is to prepare our students to become successful members of the cosmetology profession and successfully pass the State examination. In order to fulfull our objectives, we not only teach the techniques and artistry of cosmetology: we also teach selfreliance, business management, and personal hygiene. We continually survey the profession to keep abreast of current trends, designs, and techniques required by employers. Teachers give individual as well as class instruction. This combination helps serious Students realize their goals. Academic and career standars are maintained to assure graduates of capability in their profession. The curriculum is flexible enough to allow for new procedures and technique, as they are developed, yet solid enough to maintain academic standards. The final objective is of course to graduate Students who will secure and retain employment and advance their profession."

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Contacting Paris Beauty College

Paris Beauty College
1655 Willow Pass Road
Concord , CA 94520
General Phone: (925) 685-7600

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Paris Beauty College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Beauty and Cosmetology316cosmetology

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year2061
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1101

Paris Beauty College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Paris Beauty College had a total enrollment of 278 students (549 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 4%
Women 96%
Full-Time 62%
Part-Time 38%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 54%
Black 6%
Hispanic 22%
Asian 7%
Unknown 11%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 12%
18-19 5%
20-21 9%
22-24 13%
25-29 14%
30-34 17%
35-39 14%
40-49 12%
50-64 3%
65+ 2%

Paris Beauty College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 92 %
Part-Time 82 %

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

Item Percent
Graduating 75%

Paris Beauty College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Paris Beauty College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

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)recommended
Other Standardized Testsrequired

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

Financial Aid:
Paris Beauty College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2059800)

Paris Beauty College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

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Paris Beauty College Highlights

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What Sets Paris Beauty College Apart:

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% of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
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% of freshmen enrolled part-time
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Female % of student body
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Number of students
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% students 40 years or older
(colleges not offering open-admission)
Top 19%Paris Beauty College % students 40 years or older

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