Western Beauty Institute

Also known as San Fernando Beauty Academy

8700 Van Nuys Blvd, Panorama City, CA

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Interested individuals in and around Panorama City may pursue a cosmetology education by enrolling at Western Beauty Institute. This school is accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences, having held that accreditation for the last six consecutive years. This school's cosmetology program is designed to train students for immediate employment upon completion, having provided all the skills necessary to prepare students for licensure and employment in the beauty industry. In addition, Western Beauty Institute also has a nail technology program for individuals who wish to pursue nail artistry, a hair styling program for students who wish to pursue a more hands on education in the artistry of hair, and an esthetics program, which provides an excellent education in the field of skin care and treatment.

In 2010-2011 approximately 210 students completed programs at Western Beauty Institute, with about 57% of those who start the program continue on to graduate. Between the years of 2007-2009 the estimated average default rate for students taking loans to cover the tuition costs for this school was approximately 13%.

Western Beauty Institute offers student services such as cosmetology career guidance for current and graduated students and job placement opportunities for graduates in need of employment. Students are advised to look up state and county licensing requirements to determine whether programs meet current standards. Students can learn more about Western Beauty Institute, including licensing and consumer disclosures, by visiting wbi.edu.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The net cost of this school is close to $11,800 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 visit the net price calculator. The financial details shown on this page are an approximation. The actual costs may differ, please contact San Fernando Beauty Academy 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 Aid95%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships93%$4,424
Receiving Student Loans80%$3,802

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