Professional Cosmetology Education Center

Overview of Professional Cosmetology Education Center

Professional Cosmetology Education Center is in a self-contained town, in El Dorado, AR. The school is classified as a private, for-profit college. Students at Professional Cosmetology Education Center earn degrees up to the Certificate.

Areas of Study

The most common major fields study at the school include beauty and cosmetology.

Professional Cosmetology Education Center Selectivity

Professional Cosmetology Education Center does not admit all applicants.

Student Body

The school, in 2007-2008, had 102 students (119 full-time equivalent). The student body at Professional Cosmetology Education Center is essentially female.

Student Life

Many students at the school are part-timers.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"P.C.E.C., Inc. is a public, one year institution with an open door policy, providing educational programs and services for the residents of Ouachita and Union counties and surrounding areas. With a philosophy that affirms the value of education, along with an abiding belief in the worth and dignity of each individual, this institution encourages innovation, excellence, and leadership from all students along with staff members. More specifically, P.C.E.C.'s mission is to educate students for productive and fulfilling lives by providing opportunities for intellectual growth in the Cosmetology field, skill development, and specialized training to prepare students for the workplace."

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Contacting Professional Cosmetology Education Center

Professional Cosmetology Education Center
460 North Washington
El Dorado , AR 71730-4009
General Phone: (870) 864-9292

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Professional Cosmetology Education Center Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Beauty and Cosmetology27cosmetology, personal grooming

Number of programs and degrees for Professional Cosmetology Education Center in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years271
Award of less than 1 academic year01

Professional Cosmetology Education Center Student Body

In 2007-2008, Professional Cosmetology Education Center had a total enrollment of 102 students (119 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 9%
Women 91%
Full-Time 27%
Part-Time 73%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 55%
Black 44%
Hispanic 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 21%
18-19 49%
20-21 6%
22-24 3%
25-29 4%
30-34 10%
35-39 6%
40-49 1%
50-64 1%

Professional Cosmetology Education Center Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 84 %
Part-Time 98 %

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

Item Percent
Graduating 73%

Professional Cosmetology Education Center Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Professional Cosmetology Education Center 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

Professional Cosmetology Education Center Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Professional Cosmetology Education Center participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2202400)

Professional Cosmetology Education Center Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Arts, Other
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

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