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College of Hair Design, located in the metropolitan area of Waterloo, Iowa, offers cosmetology training for interested students. For the last twenty-four straight years this school has received its accreditation from the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges. The primary program offered by College of Hair Design is in cosmetology, which prepares students with the skills and education needed to obtain licensure and seek out long term employment after graduation. In addition, this school also has a hair styling program, which focuses on the art of hair styling.
Over the last several years close to 110 students have graduated from this school. Between the years of 2007-2009 the estimated average default rate for students taking loans to cover the tuition costs for this school was around 17%.
College of Hair Design offers job placement opportunities for graduates looking for work. Local and state licensing procedures may differ, and as such it is suggested students lookup obtaining a license in cosmetology. Students can learn more about College of Hair Design, including licensure preparation, by visiting chd.net.
Below is a listing of the programs that may be offered at College of Hair Design. 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 (319) 232-9995 x100.
Barber (2,100 Hours)
The barber program takes about fifteen months for most students to complete.
- Tuition costs are estimated to be $15,000*
- The estimated cost of supplies that may be required is $4,400*
- 26% loan repayment rate for students who completed this program**
- Student loans borrowed for this program total about $6,300**
- 15 students completed this program in the previous reported year
- The length of the barber program is usually 15 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 and student loan balances 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 $9,700 annually, after the various types of aid, including scholarships and grants, are taken into consideration. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The financial details shown on this page are an approximation. The actual costs may differ, please contact College of Hair Design for more information.
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||93%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||93%||$3,310|
|Receiving Student Loans||73%||$6,534|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2011 was around 23%.
Other Cosmetology Schools Nearby
The list of nearby cosmetology schools below offer beauty and cosmetology programs similar to College of Hair Design. Click the links below to get a detailed profile for each school.
- La James International College - Cedar Falls in Cedar Falls, IA (5 miles away)
- Iowa School of Beauty - Marshalltown in Marshalltown, IA (45 miles away)
- Capri College - Cedar Rapids in Cedar Rapids, IA (49 miles away)
- American College of Hairstyling - Cedar Rapids in Cedar Rapids, IA (50 miles away)