La James International College – Ft Dodge

2419 5th Avenue South, Fort Dodge, IA

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La’ James International College, also known as LJIC, is a system of beauty schools located in Iowa, Illinois, and Nebraska. The system has provided education in the beauty industry for over 75 years, with the original school having expanded over the years to provide additional programs and new locations to reach a larger number of students.

LJIC uses modern technology in conjunction with evolving and changing techniques to prepare students in one of a number of high demand beauty professions. Educators are experienced professionals drawn from their respective fields to provide the best education and training possible for students. The school recently incorporated computer testing into the curriculum to help prepare students for state board examinations. Students will earn an associate’s degree or certificate upon completion, which demonstrates to potential employers one’s skill set and dedication to work.

Programs offered include:

  • Cosmetology
  • Massage Therapy
  • Esthetics
  • Nail Technology
  • Teacher Training

Fort Dodge Location

The Fort Dodge branch of La James International College is located at 2419 5th Avenue South. This campus has a graduating class size which is close to fifty-nine students per year. This campus provides student services in the form of career guidance for students in need of assistance and job placement options for students after graduation. You can learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting lajamesinternational.com.

Programs Offered

Below is a listing of the programs that may be offered at La James International College – Ft Dodge. 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) 576-3119.

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

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $20,000*
  • Cost of required supplies: $3,200*
  • 45% loan repayment rate estimated for former students of this program**
  • $13,300 is the average amount of student loans received for this program
  • 30 students completed the cosmetology program last year
  • Takes about 15 months to complete

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The esthetician program offered most often takes about seven months to complete and may fulfill course requirements for licensing.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $11,000*
  • Cost of required supplies: $2,100*
  • 9 students completed the esthetician program last year
  • Takes about 7 months to complete

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The nail technician program offered most often takes about four months to complete and may fulfill course requirements for licensing.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $5,000*
  • Cost of required supplies: $600*
  • Takes about 4 months to complete

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The cosmetology, barber and nail instructor program offered most often takes about eight months to complete and may fulfill course requirements for licensing.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $10,000*
  • Cost of required supplies: $400*
  • Takes about 8 months to complete

Massage therapy program takes usually eight months to complete. Students that complete this program may be eligible to pursue licensing.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $11,000*
  • The estimated cost of supplies that may be required is $2,000*
  • Student loans borrowed for this program total about $4,600**
  • 16 students completed this program in the previous reported year
  • The length of the massage therapy program is usually 8 months

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Notes:
*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 overall cost students will pay at this school is approximately $11,200 after scholarships, grants and other forms of aid are taken into consideration. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance visit the net price calculator. There may be an application fee required, please check with La James International College – Ft Dodge for more information. Any tuition and financial aid figures listed provide an outline of costs at this school, however they may not accurately represent current costs, fees, or tuition. Please check with this school 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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid57%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships46%$4,671
Receiving Student Loans54%$7,359

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2011 was around 7%.

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