Iowa School of Beauty – Des Moines

3305 70th St, Des Moines, IA

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Iowa School of Beauty operates five locations throughout the state of Iowa. Founded in 1923, the schools goal is to provide the very best education in order to prepare students for a career in the beauty business. ISB is considered a leader of cosmetology education in Iowa. The school is licensed by the Iowa D1epartment of Public Health and accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences. The five campuses are located in Des Moines, Ankeny, Marshalltown, Ottumwa, and Sioux City.

Academics

ISB offers several programs of varying length to help aspiring students choose the career path that best suits their needs. The dedicated instructing staff will work with students to ensure their strengths and abilities are developed. ISB prides itself on its teachers, record and ability to deliver a quality education.

Programs offered:

Admissions and Financial Aid

Students wishing to apply should set up an appointment with the admissions office. Applicants should complete the admissions form, provide a copy of their high school diploma or GED, and provide a copy of their birth certificate/driver's license along with a copy of their social security card and application fee. The school does offer financial aid assistance. Interested students should complete the Free Application of Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Programs Offered

Below is a listing of the programs that may be offered at Iowa School of Beauty – Des Moines. 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 (515) 278-9939 x12.

The cosmetology program takes about fifteen months for most students to complete.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition cost of this program is $18,000*
  • Cost of required supplies: $2,100*
  • 43% loan repayment rate estimated for former students of this program**
  • 57 students completed the cosmetology program last year
  • Takes about 15 months to complete

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The cosmetology, barber and nail instructor program offered on average takes about six months to complete and may fulfill course requirements for licensing.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition cost of this program is $3,000*
  • The estimated cost of supplies that may be required is -*
  • The length of the cosmetology, barber and nail instructor program is usually 6 months

The massage therapy program offered on average takes about six months to complete and may fulfill course requirements for licensing.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition cost of this program is $9,000*
  • The estimated cost of supplies that may be required is $2,000*
  • 13 students completed this program in the previous reported year
  • The length of the massage therapy program is usually 6 months

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The esthetician program takes about four months for most students to complete.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition cost of this program is $6,000*
  • The estimated cost of supplies that may be required is $2,000*
  • 18 students completed this program in the previous reported year
  • The length of the esthetician program is usually 4 months

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The nail technician program takes about three months for most students to complete.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition cost of this program is $3,000*
  • Cost of required supplies: $800*
  • $13,700 is the average amount of student loans received for this program
  • Takes about 3 months to complete

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Notes:
*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.

**Repayment rates and student loan balances are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The net cost of this school is close to $9,100 annually, after the various types of aid, including scholarships and grants, are taken into consideration. To calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. Students wishing to apply to this school must pay an application fee of $50. The financial figures shown on this page provide information regarding costs and fees at this school, these numbers may change in a given year due to a variety of factors.

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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid97%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships97%$4,586
Receiving Student Loans88%$9,479

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2011 was around 11%.

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  • Phone: (515) 278-9939 x14

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