Wards Corner Beauty Academy

Overview of Wards Corner Beauty Academy

Wards Corner Beauty Academy can be found in Norfolk, VA (a medium-sized city). The school is a private, for-profit institution. The Certificate is the highest degree at Wards Corner Beauty Academy.

Areas of Study

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

Wards Corner Beauty Academy Selectivity

Wards Corner Beauty Academy is welcoming, and offers open admission to students who meet its minimum qualifications.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, 79 students were enrolled in the school. Wards Corner 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:
"Wards Corner Beauty Academy is proud of its record in cosmetology education. The cosmetology program is designed to prepare graduates for the State Licensing Examination and enhance employment opportunities in the cosmetology field for cosmetology graduates. Wards Corner Beauty Academy does not discriminate in its admittance on the basis of sex, age, race, color, religion, or ethnic origin."

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Contacting Wards Corner Beauty Academy

Wards Corner Beauty Academy
7525 Tidewater Dr Ste 200
Norfolk , VA 23505-3700
General Phone: (757) 583-3300

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Wards Corner Beauty Academy Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Beauty and Cosmetology23cosmetology

Number of programs and degrees for Wards Corner Beauty Academy in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years231

Wards Corner Beauty Academy Student Body

In 2007-2008, Wards Corner Beauty Academy had a total enrollment of 79 students (129 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 9%
Black 90%
Hispanic 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 5%
20-21 15%
22-24 30%
25-29 28%
30-34 9%
35-39 4%
40-49 6%

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


Wards Corner Beauty Academy Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 51 %

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

Item Percent
Graduating 23%

Wards Corner Beauty Academy Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Wards Corner Beauty Academy Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Wards Corner Beauty Academy participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2108800)

Wards Corner Beauty Academy Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

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Wards Corner Beauty Academy Highlights

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What Sets Wards Corner Beauty Academy Apart:

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% of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
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