Ohio State Beauty Academy (OSBA)

1760 N. Eastown Rd., Lima, OH

Ohio State Beauty Academy is located in Lima, Ohio, and is a career institution that focuses on cosmetology education. Ohio State Beauty Academy is accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences, and has done so continuously for the last forty-four consecutive years. Ohio State Beauty Academy primarily provides education in the area of cosmetology, increasing the chances that students who complete the program get the skills and abilities needed to pursue licensure and long term employment. In addition, this school also offers a nail technology program, which offers training in nail artistry.

This school graduates approximately 78 students each year. The average default rate of student loans over the reported last three years was around 29%.

Ohio State Beauty Academy provides student services in the form of career assistance for students entering a career in cosmetology and help with finding job opportunities for students. Students are advised to look up state licensing regulations to make sure programs meet current standards. For information and consumer disclosures, please visit school's website.

Programs Offered

The list below shows all the programs that may be offered at Ohio State 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 419-2312.

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

1,800 Contact Hours

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $14,000 per year*
  • Cost of required supplies: $1,800*
  • Takes about 17 months to complete

1,500 Contact Hours

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $13,000 per year*
  • Cost of required supplies: $1,800*
  • Takes about 14 months to complete

program takes on average two months to complete. Students who complete this program may be eligible to pursue licensing.

Program Details:

  • Tuition estimate is $2,000*
  • Cost of required supplies: $900*
  • Takes about 2 months to complete

The salon management program offered commonly takes about three months to complete and may satisfy education requirements for licensing.

Program Details:

  • Tuition estimate is $3,000*
  • Cost of required supplies: $200*
  • 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 cost of attendance is approximately - per year, after the grants, scholarships and other forms of aid are calculated. To calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The cost to submit an application is $100. Financial aid information may be obtained by contacting the financial aid office at (419) 229-7896. 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 & Scholarships70%$4,530
Receiving Student Loans62%$5,640

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Overall Rating: 3 / 5 Stars

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