Sunstate Academy

Overview of Sunstate Academy

Fort Myers, FL is home to Sunstate Academy. Fort Myers is a small city. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degrees at Sunstate Academy go up to the Certificate.

Areas of Study

Students commonly pursue studies in beauty and cosmetology.

Sunstate Academy Selectivity

Prospective students are drawn to the school's open admissions.

Student Body

The school has 240 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008).

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of Sunstate Academy is to instill in every student, through quality education and motivation, to believe in themselves and their ability to succeed. Students set goals and objectives within their reach and with the technical knowledge and skills they receive, our students can become sucessful in Health, Wellness and Beauty Professions."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Sunstate Academy

Sunstate Academy
2040 Colonial Blvd
Fort Myers , FL 33907
General Phone: (239) 278-1311

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Sunstate Academy Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Beauty and Cosmetology136cosmetology, barber, manicurist, cosmetoloty instructor

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1063
Award of less than 1 academic year301

Sunstate Academy Student Body

In 2007-2008, Sunstate Academy had a total enrollment of 240 students (269 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 59%
Black 14%
Hispanic 24%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 21%
20-21 18%
22-24 19%
25-29 19%
30-34 13%
35-39 4%
40-49 4%
50-64 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Sunstate Academy Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 64 %
Part-Time 54 %

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

Item Percent
Graduating 57%
Transfer Out 1%

Sunstate Academy Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Sunstate Academy Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Sunstate Academy participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2326900)

Sunstate Academy Degree Programs (2007)

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

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Sunstate Academy Highlights

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What Sets Sunstate Academy Apart:

% of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
(vs. all colleges)
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Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 17%Sunstate Academy Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs

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checked Student employment services
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