Pennsylvania Career Colleges and Schools: 2013 Key Outcome Statistics
January 2015 Update
*Change and Power Shifts in Washington and Harrisburg
*New Education Committee Chair
*Gainful Employment Webinar Information
*Federal School Rating System
*Child Abuse Background Checks
"Practical Strategies to Teaching Adult Learners with High Functioning Autism and ADHD"
Presenters: Kim Seymour and Linda Franchock, Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN)
March 6, 2015 - PaTTAN, King of Prussia
March 20, 2015 - PaTTAN, Pittsburgh
PAPSA Regional Meetings
There are no regional meetings scheduled at this time.
PAPSA 2015 Conference
July 22-23, 2015
Sheraton Four Points, Cranberry, PA
2015 PAPSA Awards
Altoona Beauty School, Inc.
1554 Valley View Blvd.
Altoona, PA, 16602
SCHOOL PRESIDENT: Linzi Biesinger
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
# 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
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%
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.
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