Students interested in a career in cosmetology and beauty may obtain an education through PCI Academy, which is located in a residential area of New Hope, Minnesota. This school is accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences, having held that accreditation for the last 10 consecutive years. This school primarily provides education and training in the area of cosmetology through professional and experienced teachers, increasing the chances that students who complete the program will have the skills and education necessary to pursue licensure and long term employment. In addition, PCI Academy also provides an esthetics program, for individuals who wish to specialize in skin care and a nail technology program, which offers training in nail care.
Over 300 students have enrolled at PCI Academy over the last few years, with students having a graduation rate of around 76%. This school reported individuals had a loan default rate of approximately 1.5% in 2009.
PCI Academy provides student services including job placement opportunities for individuals looking for work, remedial education classes for program or licensure preparation, and cosmetology career guidance & assistance to help students. Students are advised to look up local and state licensing requirements to ensure programs meet established standards. For additional information regarding licensing and consumer disclosures, interested individuals may visit the school's website.
The list below shows all the programs that may be offered at PCI Academy – New Hope. 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 (763) 536-0772.
Cosmetology (1,550 Hours)
The cosmetology program takes about thirteen months for most students to complete.
- Estimated tuition and fees: $19,000*
- 17 students completed the cosmetology program last year
- Takes about 13 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, 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 personalized cost visit the net price calculator. Students wishing to apply to this school must pay an application fee of $40. The figures listed are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future 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||71%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||50%||$4,525|
|Receiving Student Loans||67%||$7,027|
Other Cosmetology Schools Nearby
The list of nearby cosmetology schools below offer beauty and cosmetology programs similar to PCI Academy – New Hope. Click the links below to get a detailed profile for each school.
- Aveda Institute - Minneapolis in Minneapolis, MN (7 miles away)
- Empire Beauty School - Spring Lake Park in Spring Lake Park, MN (8 miles away)
- Regency Beauty Institute - Blaine in Blaine, MN (9 miles away)
- Empire Beauty School - Eden Prairie in Eden Prairie, MN (12 miles away)
- Empire Beauty School - Bloomington in Bloomington, MN (15 miles away)
- Regency Beauty Institute - Maplewood in Maplewood, MN (18 miles away)
- Regency Beauty Institute - Burnsville in Burnsville, MN (21 miles away)
- Minnesota School of Cosmetology in WOODBURY, MN (21 miles away)