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 thirty-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 ljic.edu.
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 seventeen months for most students to complete.
- Estimated tuition and fees: $20,000*
- Cost of required supplies: $3,200*
- 27 students completed the cosmetology program last year
- Takes about 17 months to complete
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Esthetician (750 Hours)
The esthetician program offered most often takes about seven months to complete and may fulfill course requirements for licensing.
- Estimated tuition and fees: $11,000*
- Cost of required supplies: $2,100*
- Takes about 7 months to complete
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The program offered most often takes about four months to complete and may fulfill course requirements for licensing.
- Estimated tuition and fees: $5,000*
- The estimated cost of supplies that may be required is $600*
- The length of the program is usually 4 months
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.
- Estimated tuition and fees: $10,000*
- Cost of required supplies: $400*
- Takes about 8 months to complete
Massage Therapy (900 Hours)
Massage therapy program takes usually eight months to complete. Students that complete this program may be eligible to pursue licensing.
- Estimated tuition and fees: $11,000*
- The estimated cost of supplies that may be required is $1,600*
- 7 students completed this program in the previous reported year
- The length of the massage therapy program is usually 8 months
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*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, earnings, and loan payments are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
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||72%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||72%||$5,561|
|Receiving Student Loans||58%||$7,966|