Nationwide Beauty Academy

5300 Westpointe Plz, Columbus, OH

Salon Schools Group is a school that offers education and training in the cosmetology industry for residents of Columbus, OH. Nationwide Beauty Academy has been accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences since 1968. This school's cosmetology program is constructed to prepare students for gainful employment upon completion, having provided all the skills necessary to prepare students for licensure and entry into the beauty industry. In addition to cosmetology, this school also offers a nail technology program for students who want to pursue nail artistry.

Approximately 280 students completed their training at this school over the last few years. In 2009 the reported default rate of individuals taking student loans to cover the tuition costs for this school was approximately 3.9%.

Salon Schools Group offers student services in the form of career assistance for students beginning a career in cosmetology and help with finding job options for students. Students should look up local and state licensing regulations to determine whether programs meet current standards. Get all the information by visiting the school's official website, where you can learn about program details, financial aid & tuition, and disclosures.

Programs Offered

Below is a listing of the programs that may be offered at Nationwide Beauty Academy. 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 61425311.

The cosmetology programs listed below are broken down by the number of contact hours offered.

1,800 Contact Hours

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $21,000 per year*
  • Takes about 15 months to complete

1,500 Contact Hours

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $18,000 per year*
  • Takes about 13 months to complete

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

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition cost of this program is $5,000*
  • Takes about 3 months to complete

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

**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments 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 - annually, after the various types of aid, including scholarships and grants, are taken into consideration. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The financial aid department provides information and resources for students seeking out financial options. Their phone number is (614) 252-5252. The tuition and financial aid figures listed show various costs that students may encounter at this school. The numbers may not be accurate due to changing factors in a given year, and are only intended to provide a guideline for students.

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 Aid83%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships71%$3,258
Receiving Student Loans70%$3,734

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