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Pennsylvania Career Colleges and Schools: 2013 Key Outcome Statistics

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March 2016 Update

*Negotiated Rulemaking on "Borrower  Defense to Repayment" Regulations
*PHEAA Funding
*House Bill 1864: Legislation Clarifying  a Provision of the Cosmetology Law
*Unlocking the Potential of Generation Y

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PAPSA Workshops

Unlocking the Potential
of Generation Y

April 15, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Penn Commercial Business/Technical School
Washington, PA

Teaching Professionalism and Softskills
April 29, 2016
9:30 AM - 12:00 Noon
ITT Technical Institute, Tarentum (near Pittsburgh)
June 3, 2016
9:30 AM - 12:00 Noon
Antonelli Institute, Erdenheim (near Philadelphia)

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PAPSA Regional Meetings

March 31 - Keystone Technical Institute, Harrisburg
April 6 - Erie Institute of Technology, Erie
April 7 - Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics, West Mifflin
April 8 - Fortis Institute, Scranton
April 21 - Automotive Training Center, Warminster

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July 20-21, 2016
Sheraton Harrisburg/Hershey Hotel
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2016 PAPSA Awards

2016 PAPSA Distinguished Career School Graduate Nomination Form
2016 PAPSA Awards Criteria
2016 Awards Nomination Form
2016 Exhibitor Registration Form



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Find A Career School That's Right For You!

Altoona Beauty School, Inc.


1554 Valley View Blvd.
Altoona, PA, 16602
Phone(s): 814-942-3141
Fax(s): 814-943-5188
Email(s): linzi_abs@verizon.net

SCHOOL PRESIDENT: Linzi Biesinger

ADMISSIONS INFORMATION

Director: Teresa Madigan
Date for Applications: 2 weeks prior to start date
Application Fee: Yes $50
Matriculation/Registration Deposit: No
Interview/Visit Required: Yes
Tests Required: No
High School Diploma/GED: Yes

GENERAL INFORMATION

# of Students: 30 full-time , 27 part-time
# of Faculty: 9 full-time , 3 part-time
Student/Faculty Ratio: 8 to 1
Transfer Credit: Yes
Accreditation/Approvals: NACCAS, VA, OVR, TAA Housing: 100% Commute, Housing Assistance
Courses Offered: Weekdays, Weekday evenings and Saturdays

FINANCIAL AID/PLACEMENT

Aid Available to Qualified Students: Pell Grants and Direct Loans, Ace Grants, OVR, VA, Parent Plus Loans
% Full-time Financial Assistance: 90%
% Part-time Financial Assistance: 80%
Job Placement % Most Recent Year: 86%

FEATURES OF THE SCHOOL

The campus is conveniently located in Central Pennsylvania. We are a Dermalogica Partner School. Our students receive hands on training direct from the Dermal Institute as well as our Instructors. Our Wella Professional School program offers students best in class training with acclaimed educators and materials. We offer our students a business training program, Nuts and Bolts, to capitalize on the technical training. ABS students work in our student salon to become ready for immediate employment after graduation. We offer lifetime job placement services to our graduates.

PROGRAMS

Title Length Type of Degree Tuition
Manicuring
3 mos/300 hours
Diploma
$ 3,279
Esthetician
5 mos/450 hours
Diploma
$ 4,692
Cosmetology
9 mos/1250 hours
Diploma
$12,000
Teacher Training
6 mos/600 hours
Diploma
$ 5,660
Electrology
2 mos/126 hours
Certificate
$ 1,400

Contact school for most recent tuition and program information. All information current as of March 2013.

For gainful employment disclosure information, click on the link to the school's website.
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