student consumer information for cosmetology
INSTITUTIONAL OPEID NUMBER: 007372
CIP NUMBER: 12.0401 Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
PROGRAM NAME: COSMETOLOGY
DEGREE LEVEL(S): CERTIFICATE
This course focuses on training in hair, skin and nail services. Completion of this 1035-hour course results in the awarding of a certificate and qualifies graduates to apply for a New York State Cosmetology License. The Hairdressing and Cosmetology program at Austin’s School of Spa Technology focuses on the development of the skills and knowledge that students need not only to pass the NYS Cosmetology Licensing Exam but also to become exemplary professionals in their career paths. Our Cosmetology program will allow you to pursue a career that is as individual and creative as you are. If you are looking for a program that values the practical as well as the artistic, the tried-and-true as well as the trendy, and the foundational as well as the fashionable, Austin’s Cosmetology program is just for you!
SOC CODE(S) AND LINKS TO OCCUPATIONAL INFORMATION:
2010-2011 OCCUPATIONAL OUTLOOK HANDBOOK LINKS:
TOTAL PROGRAM TUITION AND FEES: $9,415
ESTIMATED PROGRAM COSTS FOR BOOKS AND SUPPLIES: $895
TOTAL CAMPUS LIVING ANNUAL ROOM AND BOARD CHARGES: None
URL LINK TO COLLEGE WEB SITE PROGRAM COSTS: Available in Catalog, only.
2010-2011 PROGRAM COMPLETION INFORMATION
NORMAL PROGRAM COMPLETION LENGTH IN MONTHS: 11
% STUDENTS WHO COMPLETED THE PROGRAM WITHIN NORMAL LENGTH DURING 2010-2011: 58.73%
DEBT AT PROGRAM COMPLETION
MEDIAN CUMULATIVE FEDERAL STUDENT LOAN DEBT: $7,969
JOB PLACEMENT INFORMATION
PROGRAM 2010-2011 JOB PLACEMENT RATE: 70.83%
JOB PLACEMENT COHORT DESCRIPTION:
Who is included in this sample?
This information provided includes all students who completed the program(s) between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2011.
What kinds of jobs did they get?
Hair Stylist, Assistant Hair Stylist, Nail Technicians, Makeup Artists, Retail Associates.
Cosmetology graduates are placed infield in a Beauty Salon or Spa. However, those Cosmetology graduates who are employed out of field (not employed in a Beauty Salon or Spa) are considered not employed. Nevertheless, certain cosmetology graduates are exempt from the placement rate, for medical or continuing education.
Who were their employers?
Rumors, Patricia’s Hair Salon, Fusion Salon, The Epiphany of Hair Design, A & Co Salon LLC, Fantastic Sam's, Jolie Hair Salon, Body Essentials Day Spa, Supercuts, Smart Styles Family Salon, Hot Cuts and Valentino's Salon.
How do we survey our graduates?
Cosmetology Graduates are surveyed every 90 days by their employers through an employer survey, which consists of the following questions: How well do you feel the education at Austin’s prepared the student for the position? Please list some of the strengths of the school/program and how it prepared the student for work, etc…
How do we obtain the placement rates information?
The placement rate is based on program completers who were employed within 180 days of program completion and were employed for at least 13 weeks. To obtain the placement rate information, career services calculates with the following mathematical formula: Total Placed cosmetology graduates divided by total cosmetology graduates minus the exempt Cosmetology graduates.
To whom do we report this information?
Austin’s School of Spa Technology periodically submits job placement information both to the New York State Education Department and to the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences (NACCAS).
Austin’s School of Spa Technology is licensed by the New York State Education Department, Bureau of Proprietary School Supervision.
New York State Education Department
The Office of Adult Career and Continuing Education Services
Bureau of Proprietary School Supervision
99 Washington Avenue, Room 1613 OCP,
Albany, New York 12234
(518) 474-3969 Phone
Austin’s School of Spa Technology is accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences, Inc. The National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences is recognized by the United States Department of Education as a national accrediting agency for postsecondary schools and programs of cosmetology arts and sciences, electrology, and massage.
National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences
4401 Ford Avenue, Suite 1300
Alexandria, VA 22302 (703) 600-7600 Phone