La James International College - Ft Dodge
2419 5th Avenue South, Fort Dodge, IA
- FAFSA School Code: 008424
- Phone: (515) 576-3119
- School Homepage
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:
- Massage Therapy
- 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 ninety-six students per year. This campus provides services for students in the form of job placement options for students after graduation, career guidance for students in need of assistance, and distance learning options for students who need to pursue their education online. You can learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting lajamesinternational.com.
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.
Cosmetology (2,100 Hours)
The cosmetology program takes about fifteen months for most students to complete.
- Tuition (including any fees) estimate is $20,000*
- The estimated cost of supplies that may be required is $3,000*
- 45% loan repayment rate for students who completed this program**
- Student loans borrowed for this program total about $13,300**
- 55 students completed this program in the previous reported year
- The length of the cosmetology program is usually 15 months
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Esthetician (750 Hours)
Esthetician program takes usually seven months to complete. Students that complete this program may be eligible to pursue licensing.
- Tuition (including any fees) estimate is $11,000*
- Cost of required supplies: $2,100*
- 7 students completed the esthetician program last year
- Takes about 7 months to complete
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Nail Technician (350 Hours)
The nail technician program takes about four months for most students to complete.
- Tuition (including any fees) estimate is $5,000*
- The estimated cost of supplies that may be required is $1,000*
- The length of the nail technician program is usually 4 months
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Cosmetology, Barber and Nail Instructor (1,000 Hours)
The cosmetology, barber and nail instructor program offered most often takes about eight months to complete and may fulfill course requirements for licensing.
- Tuition (including any fees) estimate is $10,000*
- The estimated cost of supplies that may be required is -*
- The length of the cosmetology, barber and nail instructor program is usually 8 months
Massage Therapy (900 Hours)
The massage therapy program takes about eight months for most students to complete.
- Tuition (including any fees) estimate is $11,000*
- Cost of required supplies: $1,600*
- $4,600 is the average amount of student loans received for this program
- 30 students completed the massage therapy program last year
- Takes about 8 months to complete
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*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 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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||57%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||46%||$4,671|
|Receiving Student Loans||54%||$7,359|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 3%.