Pruonto's Hair Design Institute

Overview of Pruonto's Hair Design Institute

Pruonto's Hair Design Institute is in a small city, in Altoona, PA. The school is classified as a private, for-profit college. Students at Pruonto's Hair Design Institute earn degrees up to the Certificate.

Areas of Study

There is a relatively broad range of courses and programs available at the school. The most common major fields study at Pruonto's Hair Design Institute include beauty and cosmetology.

Pruonto's Hair Design Institute Selectivity

The school does not admit all applicants.

Student Body

Pruonto's Hair Design Institute, in 2007-2008, had 15 students (53 full-time equivalent). The student body at the school is essentially female.

Student Life

Many students at Pruonto's Hair Design Institute are part-timers.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"1. Assist students in improving their economic stature by teaching them a viable skill in the field of cosmetology. 2. To educate students in basic and advanced cosmetology skills which will enable them to find employment in this community and others, in the state of Pennsylvania. 3. To prepare students to understand the business aspects of cosmetology and by preparing them to become future instructors and nail technicians in the field of cosmetology."

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Contacting Pruonto's Hair Design Institute

Pruonto's Hair Design Institute Inc
705 12th St
Altoona , PA 16602-2419
General Phone: (814) 944-4494

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Pruonto's Hair Design Institute Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Beauty and Cosmetology25cosmetology, manicurist, cosmetoloty instructor

Number of programs and degrees for Pruonto's Hair Design Institute in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years171
Award of less than 1 academic year82

Pruonto's Hair Design Institute Student Body

In 2007-2008, Pruonto's Hair Design Institute had a total enrollment of 15 students (53 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Women 100%
Full-Time 67%
Part-Time 33%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 13%
18-19 53%
22-24 20%
35-39 7%
50-64 7%

Pruonto's Hair Design Institute Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 86 %
Part-Time 100 %

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

Item Percent
Graduating 81%

Pruonto's Hair Design Institute Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Pruonto's Hair Design Institute 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

Pruonto's Hair Design Institute Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Pruonto's Hair Design Institute participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 895500)

Pruonto's Hair Design Institute Degree Programs (2007)

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

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Pruonto's Hair Design Institute Highlights

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What Sets Pruonto's Hair Design Institute Apart:

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