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NACCAS Outcome Rates: As an Accredited School with The National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences, Inc. (NACCAS) the Academy must assess the achievements of its programs and students on the basis of pass rates on examinations for licensure (70% min.), placement rates based on those (60% min.) and program completion rates (50% min.). This Academy is proud to announce that it exceeds the required outcomes set by NACCAS with the following rates: (rates shown are for 2019 calendar year. 2020 calendar year rates are not available until November 2021).


Graduation Rate: 63.79%
Placement Rate: 83.78%
Licensure Rate: 85.71%

Cosmetology Practitioner:

Completion (50% min) Graduate: 54.00%
Placement (60% min) Employed: 80%
Licensure (70% min):100%


Completion (50% min) Graduate:50.00%
Placement (60% min) Employed:100%
Licensure (70% min):n/a


Completion (50% min) Graduate:83.00%
Placement (60% min) Employed:80.00%
Licensure (70% min): 91.00%


Completion (50% min) Graduate:60%
Placement (60% min) Employed:100%
Licensure (70% min): 100.00%

Instructor Training:

Completion (50% min) Graduate: 100%
Placement (60% min) Employed 100%
Licensure (70% min):n/a