Students interested in a career in cosmetology and beauty may obtain an education through PCI Academy, which is located in a residential area of New Hope, Minnesota. This school is accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences, having held that accreditation for the last 10 consecutive years. This school primarily provides education and training in the area of cosmetology through professional and experienced teachers, increasing the chances that students who complete the program will have the skills and education necessary to pursue licensure and long term employment. In addition, PCI Academy also provides an esthetics program, for individuals who wish to specialize in skin care and a nail technology program, which offers training in nail care.
Over 300 students have enrolled at PCI Academy over the last few years, with students having a graduation rate of around 76%. This school reported individuals had a loan default rate of approximately 1.5% in 2009.
PCI Academy provides student services including job placement opportunities for individuals looking for work, remedial education classes for program or licensure preparation, and cosmetology career guidance & assistance to help students. Students are advised to look up local and state licensing requirements to ensure programs meet established standards. For additional information regarding licensing and consumer disclosures, interested individuals may visit the school's website.
The list below shows all the programs that may be offered at PCI Academy – New Hope. Actual programs may differ from the list below, to get an official list of programs offered please visit the school's website or by phone at (787) 882-7222.
Cosmetology (1,550 Hours)
The cosmetology program takes about ten months for most students to complete.
- Estimated tuition and fees: $21,000*
- 37 students completed the cosmetology program last year
- Takes about 10 months to complete
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Esthetician (600 Hours)
Esthetician program takes on average six months to complete. Students who complete this program may be eligible to pursue licensing.
- Estimated tuition and fees: $13,000*
- 54 students completed the esthetician program last year
- Takes about 6 months to complete
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program takes on average five months to complete. Students who complete this program may be eligible to pursue licensing.
- Estimated tuition and fees: $4,000*
- The length of the program is usually 5 months
*Amounts for tuition, fees, and supplies are an estimate which are calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The net cost of this school is close to $14,700 annually, after the various types of aid, including scholarships and grants, are taken into consideration. In order to calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. Students wishing to apply to this school must pay an application fee of $100. Student who wish to obtain more information regarding financial aid may contact the school's financial aid office at (763) 536-0772, which has information regarding types of aid, forms and more. The figures listed are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||58%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||50%||$3,468|
|Receiving Student Loans||58%||$5,993|
Other Cosmetology Schools Nearby
The list of nearby cosmetology schools below offer beauty and cosmetology programs similar to PCI Academy – New Hope. Click the links below to get a detailed profile for each school.
- Aveda Institute - Minneapolis in Hibbing, MN (7 miles away)
- Empire Beauty School - Spring Lake Park in Lauderhill, FL (8 miles away)
- Empire Beauty School - Bloomington in Saint Paul, MN (15 miles away)
- Minnesota School of Cosmetology in St. Louis Park, MN (21 miles away)
- Hastings Beauty School in Baton Rouge, LA (33 miles away)