Professional Academy of Cosmetology

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2021 Average Net Price
$16,787
After Financial Aid
2021 Enrolled Students
7
100% Full-Time

About

Professional Academy of Cosmetology is a higher education institution located in Montgomery County, PA. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Professional Academy of Cosmetology were General Cosmetology (2 degrees awarded).

In 2021, 13 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Professional Academy of Cosmetology. 92.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 7.69% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (6 degrees), 3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (2 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,787.

In 2021, 15% of undergraduate students attending Professional Academy of Cosmetology received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 10% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$16,787
2021 Value
2.61%
1 Year Growth

In 2021 Professional Academy of Cosmetology had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,787. Between 2020 and 2021, the average net price of Professional Academy of Cosmetology grew by 2.61%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

15%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
10%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

15% of undergraduate students at Professional Academy of Cosmetology received financial aid through grants or loans in 2021. This represents a decline of 31.8% with respect to 2020, when 22% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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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.
0%
2019 Default Rate
0
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Professional Academy of Cosmetology was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 3 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Professional Academy of Cosmetology had a total enrollment of 7 students in 2021. The full-time enrollment at Professional Academy of Cosmetology is 7 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Professional Academy of Cosmetology are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Professional Academy of Cosmetology, both undergraduate and graduate, is 57.1% Black or African American, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.3% White.

Students enrolled at Professional Academy of Cosmetology in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (57.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (14.3%) and White Female (14.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Professional Academy of Cosmetology in 2021, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7 students. The full-time enrollment at Professional Academy of Cosmetology is 7 and the part-time enrollment is 0.

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Retention Rate over Time

89%
2021 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 Professional Academy of Cosmetology was 89%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), Professional Academy of Cosmetology had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2021)
  1. Black or African American
    4 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1 enrolled students
  3. White
    1 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Professional Academy of Cosmetology is 57.1% Black or African American, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.3% White. 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.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2021, 11 more women than men received degrees from Professional Academy of Cosmetology. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Professional Academy of Cosmetology is black or african american (6 degrees awarded). There were 3 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (2 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Professional Academy of Cosmetology is General Cosmetology (2 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Professional Academy of Cosmetology, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Personal & Culinary Services (9 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 Professional Academy of Cosmetology 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 Professional Academy of Cosmetology in 2022 are Personal & Culinary Services (9 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 Professional Academy of Cosmetology are Chief executives & legislators, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Lodging managers, Financial managers, and Management analysts

The most specialized majors at Professional Academy of Cosmetology are Personal & Culinary Services (9 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 Professional Academy of Cosmetology 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 Professional Academy of Cosmetology are Personal & Culinary Services (9 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 Professional Academy of Cosmetology.
Most Common (2022)
2 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Professional Academy of Cosmetology was General Cosmetology with 2 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2021
12
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2021

In 2021, 1 degrees were awarded to men at Professional Academy of Cosmetology, which is 0.0833 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (12).

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 4 degrees were awarded to women at Professional Academy of Cosmetology in Hair Styling & Design. There were no male recipients with the same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    6 degrees awarded
  2. White
    2 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Professional Academy of Cosmetology is black or african american (6 degrees awarded). There were 3 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (2 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 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
    6 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    2 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Professional Academy of Cosmetology is black or african american female (6 degrees awarded). There were 3 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (2 degrees).

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Salary Expenditure

$2.5k
2021 Salaries
66.7%
growth from 2020

In 2021, Professional Academy of Cosmetology paid a median of $2.5k in salaries, a 66.7% growth from the previous year.

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

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