Blue Cliff Career College

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School Overview

Blue Cliff Career College is a career training college that prepares students for careers within the beauty industry, such as cosmetology, massage therapy, and esthetics.

Courses are taught by experienced professionals that provide students with inside knowledge of the field. Blue Cliff offers both day and evening classes for working adults with busy schedules.

Financial aid, federal grants, loans, and VA benefits are available to eligible students. Students can determine if they qualify by submitting their most recent year’s tax records, an application fee, and copies of their driver’s license, social security card, and high school diploma/GED.

Through both classroom study and hands-on experiences, Blue Cliff prepares its students to begin work right after they graduate.

General Information

2970 Cottage Hill Rd., Suite 175, Mobile, AL 36606

Phone Number:(251) 473-2220
Website Address:www.blue.edu
Institution Type:Private for-profit, less-than 2-year
Awards Offered:1 year certificate
2 year certificate
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:No
Student Population:304 (304 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:28 to 1

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $10,100 $10,300 $10,800 $12,000 +11.11%
Books and Supplies $2,600 $3,000 $3,000 $3,000 0.00%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $12,389 $12,886 $13,117 $13,117 0.00%
Other $5,500 $5,460 $5,551 $5,941 +7.03%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $30,589 $31,646 $32,468 $34,058 +4.90%
In-state with Family $12,700 $13,300 $13,800 $15,000 +8.70%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 86 75%
Grant or scholarship aid 73 63% $189,073 $2,590
• Federal grants 61 53% $143,350 $2,350
• Pell grants 61 53% $143,350 $2,350
• Other federal grants 0 0% $0
State/local government grant or scholarships 14 12% $45,723 $3,266
Institutional grants or scholarships 0 0% $0
Student loan aid 72 63% $861,509 $11,965
• Federal student loans 72 63% $844,443 $11,728
• Other student loans 2 2% $17,066 $8,533

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 152
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 27
Massage Therapy/therapeutic Massage 27
Personal and Culinary Services 125
Aesthetician/esthetician and Skin Care Specialist 17
Cosmetology, Barber/styling, and Nail Instructor 16
Cosmetology/cosmetologist 92
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Program is not offered at this award level.

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Blue Cliff Career College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(251) 473-2220
Website:www.blue.edu
Type of School:< 2-year, Private for-profit
Apply Online:
Address:2970 Cottage Hill Rd., Suite 175, Mobile, AL 36606
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:68
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:68 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$0
Out-of-state Tuition:$0
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:89%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,423

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Blue Cliff Career College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Blue Cliff Career College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Personal and Culinary Services3
Grand total4

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Blue Cliff Career College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0
Books and supplies$0

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid3989%
Grant or scholarship aid2045%$4,423
Student loan aid3170%$4,250

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid8972%$4,290
Federal student loans7259%$4,500

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Blue Cliff Career College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Blue Cliff Career College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants47938
Percent admitted100%89%92%
Percent admitted who enrolled53%56%53%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Blue Cliff Career College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment68
Undergraduate enrollment68
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Blue Cliff Career College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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