Avalon School of Cosmetology

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The Avalon School of Cosmetology is one of the Southwest’s premier beauty and cosmetology schools. It is located in Mesa, AZ. This school was the first of many schools that make up the Avalon beauty school system.

The Avalon School of Cosmetology is located in the picturesque surroundings of the Sonora Desert. Phoenix is an ideal location for hikers, cyclists, and rock-climbers. Students can also take advantage of the numerous culture and art centers located nearby, such as the Mesa Amphitheatre and the Broadway Palm Dinner. Phoenix is also home to four major professional franchises.

Training programs in the following fields are offered at this school:

  • Esthetics
  • Cosmetology
  • Cosmetology Instruction
  • Makeup Artistry

Regardless of student experience or knowledge, instructors devote individualized attention to each student, so they can develop the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in the beauty and styling industry.

Students interested in attending the Avalon School of Cosmetology can apply online. Only students with demonstrated English fluency and high school or general equivalency degrees are eligible for admission. Students not meeting these requirements must first pass an Ability to Benefit exam to be considered for admission.

Federal Pell grants and loans are available for qualifying students. The school also offers flexible tuition payment plans for students uninterested in loans.

General Information

2111 S Alma School Rd Ste 21, Mesa, AZ 85210

General Information:(480) 897-1688
Web Address:www.theavalonschool.com
Type of Institution:Private for-profit, less-than 2-year
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
One but less than two year certificate
Campus setting:Large City
On-campus housing:No
Number of Students:505 (505 undergrad)
Ratio of students to faculty:20 to 1

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $12,100 $13,100 $14,050 $14,800 +5.34%
Books and Supplies $1,381 $1,495 $1,270 $1,302 +2.52%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $10,566 $10,566 $11,537 $11,883 +3.00%
Other $8,910 $8,910 $10,207 $11,994 +17.51%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $32,957 $34,071 $37,064 $39,979 +7.86%
In-state with Family $13,481 $14,595 $15,320 $16,102 +5.10%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 100 84%
Grant or scholarship aid 61 51% $156,662 $2,568
• Federal grants 61 51% $156,662 $2,568
• Pell grants 61 51% $156,662 $2,568
• Other federal grants 0 0% $0
Local and state government scholarships or grants 0 0% $0
Institutional scholarships or grants 0 0% $0
Student loan financial aid 98 82% $371,846 $3,794
• Federal student loans 98 82% $371,846 $3,794
• Other student loans 0 0% $0

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Programs 165
Personal and Culinary Services 165
Cosmetology, Barber/styling, and Nail Instructor 8
Cosmetology/cosmetologist 157
Nail Technician/Manicurist
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this level.

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