Opelousas School of Cosmetology

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2022 Average Net Price
$17,999
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
22.9%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
30
100% Full-Time

About

Opelousas School of Cosmetology is a higher education institution located in St. Landry Parish, LA. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Opelousas School of Cosmetology were General Cosmetology (14 degrees awarded).

In 2021, 27 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Opelousas School of Cosmetology. 81.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 18.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (7 degrees), 1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (7 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,999.

In 2022, 84% of undergraduate students attending Opelousas School of Cosmetology received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 70% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$17,999
2022 Value
33.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Opelousas School of Cosmetology had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,999. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Opelousas School of Cosmetology grew by 33.2%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

84%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
70%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

84% of undergraduate students at Opelousas School of Cosmetology received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 35.5% with respect to 2021, when 62% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Opelousas School of Cosmetology (in red) with that of other similar universities.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
22.9%
2019 Default Rate
11
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Opelousas School of Cosmetology was 22.9%, which represents 11 out of the 48 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Opelousas School of Cosmetology had a total enrollment of 30 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Opelousas School of Cosmetology is 30 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Opelousas School of Cosmetology are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Opelousas School of Cosmetology, both undergraduate and graduate, is 50% Black or African American and 50% White.

Students enrolled at Opelousas School of Cosmetology in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (50%), followed by White Female (50%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Opelousas School of Cosmetology in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 30 students. The full-time enrollment at Opelousas School of Cosmetology is 30 and the part-time enrollment is 0.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Opelousas School of Cosmetology was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), Opelousas School of Cosmetology had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    15 enrolled students
  2. White
    15 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Opelousas School of Cosmetology is 50% Black or African American and 50% White. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all is 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2021, 17 more women than men received degrees from Opelousas School of Cosmetology. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Opelousas School of Cosmetology is black or african american (7 degrees awarded). There were 1 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (7 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Opelousas School of Cosmetology is General Cosmetology (14 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Opelousas School of Cosmetology, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Personal & Culinary Services (14 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Opelousas School of Cosmetology are Chefs & head cooks (8,521 people), Cooks (3,235 people), Morticians, undertakers, & funeral directors (2,785 people), Food service managers (2,333 people), and Firstline supervisors of food preparation & serving workers (1,142 people).

The most specialized majors at Opelousas School of Cosmetology in 2022 are Personal & Culinary Services (14 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Opelousas School of Cosmetology are Chief executives & legislators, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Lodging managers, Financial managers, and Management analysts

The most specialized majors at Opelousas School of Cosmetology are Personal & Culinary Services (14 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Opelousas School of Cosmetology are Restaurants & Food Services (12,244 people), Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories (3,016 people), Traveler accommodation (1,919 people), Elementary & secondary schools (1,775 people), and Construction (1,430 people).

The most specialized majors at Opelousas School of Cosmetology are Personal & Culinary Services (14 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Opelousas School of Cosmetology.
Most Common (2022)
14 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Opelousas School of Cosmetology was General Cosmetology with 14 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

5
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2021
22
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2021

In 2021, 5 degrees were awarded to men at Opelousas School of Cosmetology, which is 0.227 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (22).

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 14 degrees were awarded to women at Opelousas School of Cosmetology in General Cosmetology. There were no male recipients with the same degree.

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Time to Complete

7%
100% Completion Time
73%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 7% of students graduating from Opelousas School of Cosmetology completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 73% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 73% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    7 degrees awarded
  2. White
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Opelousas School of Cosmetology is black or african american (7 degrees awarded). There were 1 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (7 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    7 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Opelousas School of Cosmetology is black or african american female (7 degrees awarded). There were 1 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (7 degrees).

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Operations

Salary Expenditure

$282k
2022 Salaries
34.8%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Opelousas School of Cosmetology paid a median of $282k in salaries, a 34.8% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar is 668k (13.2% of overall expenditures).

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