Empire Beauty School-West Palm

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2022 Average Net Price
$17,716
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.48%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
46
58.7% Full-Time

About

Empire Beauty School-West Palm is a higher education institution located in Palm Beach County, FL. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Empire Beauty School-West Palm were General Cosmetology (37 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 37 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Empire Beauty School-West Palm. 94.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 5.41% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (22 degrees), 2.75 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (8 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,716.

In 2022, 69% of undergraduate students attending Empire Beauty School-West Palm received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 53% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$17,716
2022 Value
2.4%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Empire Beauty School-West Palm had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,716. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Empire Beauty School-West Palm grew by 2.4%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

69%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
53%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

69% of undergraduate students at Empire Beauty School-West Palm received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 1.43% with respect to 2021, when 70% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Empire Beauty School-West Palm (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4.48%
2019 Default Rate
40
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Empire Beauty School-West Palm was 4.48%, which represents 40 out of the 893 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Empire Beauty School-West Palm had a total enrollment of 46 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Empire Beauty School-West Palm is 27 students and the part-time enrollment is 19. This means that 58.7% of students enrolled at Empire Beauty School-West Palm are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Empire Beauty School-West Palm, both undergraduate and graduate, is 69.6% Black or African American, 15.2% White, 6.52% Hispanic or Latino, 4.35% Two or More Races, 2.17% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 2.17% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Empire Beauty School-West Palm in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (66.7%), followed by White Female (18.5%) and Two or More Races Female (7.41%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

58.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Empire Beauty School-West Palm in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46 students. The full-time enrollment at Empire Beauty School-West Palm is 27 and the part-time enrollment is 19.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Empire Beauty School-West Palm was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), Empire Beauty School-West Palm had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    32 enrolled students
  2. White
    7 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    3 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Empire Beauty School-West Palm is 69.6% Black or African American, 15.2% White, 6.52% Hispanic or Latino, 4.35% Two or More Races, 2.17% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 2.17% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all is 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 33 more women than men received degrees from Empire Beauty School-West Palm. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Empire Beauty School-West Palm is black or african american (22 degrees awarded). There were 2.75 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (8 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Empire Beauty School-West Palm is General Cosmetology (37 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Empire Beauty School-West Palm, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Personal & Culinary Services (37 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Empire Beauty School-West Palm are Chefs & head cooks (8,521 people), Cooks (3,235 people), Morticians, undertakers, & funeral directors (2,785 people), Food service managers (2,333 people), and Firstline supervisors of food preparation & serving workers (1,142 people).

The most specialized majors at Empire Beauty School-West Palm in 2022 are Personal & Culinary Services (37 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Empire Beauty School-West Palm are Chief executives & legislators, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Lodging managers, Financial managers, and Management analysts

The most specialized majors at Empire Beauty School-West Palm are Personal & Culinary Services (37 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Empire Beauty School-West Palm are Restaurants & Food Services (12,244 people), Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories (3,016 people), Traveler accommodation (1,919 people), Elementary & secondary schools (1,775 people), and Construction (1,430 people).

The most specialized majors at Empire Beauty School-West Palm are Personal & Culinary Services (37 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Empire Beauty School-West Palm.
Most Common (2022)
37 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Empire Beauty School-West Palm was General Cosmetology with 37 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

2
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
35
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 2 degrees were awarded to men at Empire Beauty School-West Palm, which is 0.0571 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (35).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 2 degrees were awarded to men at Empire Beauty School-West Palm in General Cosmetology, which is 0.0571 times less than the 35 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 35 degrees were awarded to men at Empire Beauty School-West Palm in General Cosmetology, which is 17.5 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

3%
100% Completion Time
58%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 3% of students graduating from Empire Beauty School-West Palm completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 58% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 58% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    22 degrees awarded
  2. White
    8 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Empire Beauty School-West Palm is black or african american (22 degrees awarded). There were 2.75 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (8 degrees).

5.41% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    22 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    7 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Empire Beauty School-West Palm is black or african american female (22 degrees awarded). There were 3.14 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (7 degrees).

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Salary Expenditure

$293k
2022 Salaries
14.7%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Empire Beauty School-West Palm paid a median of $293k in salaries, a 14.7% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar is 668k (13.2% of overall expenditures).

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