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Platinum Shear School Of Cosmetology

Overview of Platinum Shear School Of Cosmetology

Platinum Shear School of Cosmetology is located in Orangeburg, SC (a town not particularly near any major cities). The school is a private, for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by Platinum Shear School of Cosmetology is the Certificate.

Areas of Study

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

Platinum Shear School of Cosmetology Selectivity

Platinum Shear School of Cosmetology is an open-admission school.

Student Body

The school had 24 enrolled students in 2007-2008. Platinum Shear School of Cosmetology has a large minority student population. A very high share of students at the school are female.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Platinum Shears School Of Cosmetology is a private, co-educational institution of higher learning that trains men and women for challenging and rewarding careers in the field of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences. Our philosophy has grown out of the simple belief that education at Platinum Shear School Of Cosmetology should be useful. Our vision is for all students to pass their South Carolina State Board examination, and to become professional, skilled, and to educate their clients in the cosmetology field. Our mission, as a school, therefore, is to provide optimum educational opportunities and guidance so students may formulate and achieve their professional and personal goals. Platinum Shear School of Cosmetology students will learn the skill, knowledge, and attitude that will enable them to become involved, contributing members of their social and business communities."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Platinum Shear School of Cosmetology

Platinum Shear School of Cosmetology
1520 Russell St
Orangeburg , SC 29115
General Phone: (803) 534-3384

Platinum Shear School of Cosmetology Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Beauty and Cosmetology33cosmetology

Number of programs and degrees for Platinum Shear School of Cosmetology in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of less than 1 academic year331

Platinum Shear School of Cosmetology Student Body

In 2007-2008, Platinum Shear School of Cosmetology had a total enrollment of 24 students (33 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 6%
Black 94%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 8%
20-21 13%
22-24 17%
25-29 25%
30-34 25%
35-39 4%
40-49 8%

Platinum Shear School of Cosmetology Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year

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

Item Percent
Graduating 88%
Transfer Out 4%

Platinum Shear School of Cosmetology Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Platinum Shear School of Cosmetology Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 9,619
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 9,619
Books and supplies $ 469

Financial Aid:
Platinum Shear School of Cosmetology participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3842300)

Platinum Shear School of Cosmetology Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

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Platinum Shear School of Cosmetology Highlights

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What Sets Platinum Shear School of Cosmetology Apart:

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% of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
(vs. all colleges)
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Female % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 4%$pretty_college $award_cats{$char}
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Platinum Shear School of Cosmetology Minority % of student body

Notable:
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Career services
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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