Velma B's Beauty Academy

Overview of Velma B's Beauty Academy

Velma B's Beauty Academy can be found in Dallas, TX (a large city). The school is a private, for-profit institution. The Certificate is the highest degree at Velma B's Beauty Academy.

Areas of Study

The most common majors at the school are in beauty and cosmetology.

Velma B's Beauty Academy Selectivity

Velma B's Beauty Academy is welcoming, and offers open admission to students who meet its minimum qualifications.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, 41 students were enrolled in the school. Velma B's Beauty Academy has a large minority student population. A very high share of students at the school are female.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of Velma B's Academy is to provide each individual student a complete education in the Cosmetology Sciences, using state of the art supplies, equipment, providing affordable services to our community and enriching the lives of our students through excellent, well-trained, professional insrtuctors. It is our mission to empower each student with the knowledge of Cosmetology to achieve lifelong success and contribute to a global society."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Velma B's Beauty Academy

Velma B's Beauty Academy
1511 S Ewing Ave.
Dallas , TX 75216
General Phone: (214) 942-1541

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Velma B's Beauty Academy Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Beauty and Cosmetology16cosmetology, cosmetoloty instructor

Number of programs and degrees for Velma B's Beauty Academy in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years131
Award of less than 1 academic year31

Velma B's Beauty Academy Student Body

In 2007-2008, Velma B's Beauty Academy had a total enrollment of 41 students (76 full-time equivalent).

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 15%
20-21 24%
22-24 22%
25-29 22%
30-34 7%
35-39 2%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%

Velma B's Beauty Academy Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 56 %

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

Item Percent
Graduating 57%
Transfer Out 11%

Velma B's Beauty Academy Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Velma B's Beauty Academy Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Velma B's Beauty Academy participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1293100)

Velma B's Beauty Academy Degree Programs (2007)

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

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Velma B's Beauty Academy Highlights

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What Sets Velma B's Beauty Academy Apart:

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