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Pennsylvania Career Colleges and Schools: 2013 Key Outcome Statistics

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February 2015 Update

*New Education Secretary
*New Senate Education Committee Chair
*Federal Higher Education Proposals
*Act 153 Implementation
*Board Elections

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PAPSA Workshop

"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

"4th Annual Career Services Program"
March 13, 2015
9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Berks Technical Institute, Wyomissing

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PAPSA Regional Meetings

March 5 - ITT Technical Institute, Harrisburg
March 9 - Pittsburgh Technical Institute, Pittsburgh
March 10 - Erie Institute of Technology, Erie
March 24 - South Hills School of Business & Technology, State College
March 25 - ITT Technical Institute, Dunmore
April 17 - Orleans Technical Institute, Philadelphia
(All Regional Meetings will start at 9:00 AM with Breakfast served, except for the March 9 and March 24 Regional Meetings which will start at 12:00 PM with Lunch provided.)

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PAPSA Conference

PAPSA 2015 Conference
July 22-23, 2015
Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Cranberry, PA
(formerly Four Points Sheraton)



2015 PAPSA Awards

Awards Criteria Nomination Form Distinguished School Grad Award 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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