Wright Beauty Academy in Battle Creek
Battle Creek, MI
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Average Annual Cost
Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).
The Wright Beauty Academy is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).
By Family Income
Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Wright Beauty Academy students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.
|Family Income||Average cost|
|$0 - $30,000||$8,158|
|$30,001 - $48,000||--|
|$48,001 - $75,000||--|
|$75,001 - $110,000||--|
Historical tuition and fees
Historical books and supplies cost
Student charges by the largest programs
The estimated cost of the (the 2d largest program, lasting 5 months) is $2,292 per year and $27,500 in total. Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor is the third largest program at Wright Beauty Academy, and it takes a full-time student 5 months to complete. This one will cost $1,813 per year and $21,750 for the full completion.
Percent of students with financial aid
Types of financial aids
26 of Wright Beauty Academy undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 39 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Wright Beauty Academy number 171 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Michigan.
Students at Wright Beauty Academy awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.
Salary After Attending
According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Living & meal
Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus
Institution provide on-campus housing
Institution provides board or meal plan
Veteran Services Available
Services and programs are not available to veterans, military servicemembers, or their families
Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities
Does not offer distance education opportunities
Wright Beauty Academy graduation rate is above the national average.
84% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Wright Beauty Academy completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.
The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.
Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This index doesn’t consider students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare institutions.
The student-to-faculty ratio at Wright Beauty Academy is 15:1, that means that for every 15 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.
Students enrollment in distance education
In Wright Beauty Academy the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.
Distance education location breakdown
Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Wright Beauty Academy and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in not reported location.
The percentage of crimes on Main Campus
The campus located by 492 Capital Sw address in Battle Creek, Michigan.
Main Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Wright Beauty Academy with 2.33% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Main Campus are robbery and burglary.
Number of degree programs offered
This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 194 universities in Michigan state. Wright Beauty Academy is one of the few institutions in Michigan that offers a less than 1-year certificate program.
Total credit/contact hours
Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Michigan state average data to help you compare.
Wright Beauty Academy provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.
In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 50 students with 44863 сontact hours for 12-month instructional activity period.
TOP 2 Popular Majors
The most popular majors counted as percentage breakdown of degrees awarded in every single discipline in Wright Beauty Academy
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Student Reviews and Ratings for Wright Beauty Academy
Do not go to this school! You will regret it! They waste your time and money. They are extremely petty and ridiculous.! They taught nothing! I have plenty of proof. Very ran down, cold, dirty looks nothing like he pictures.Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
I went in yesterday 7/19/17 and Victoria M did my hair. Full head of foil highlights. And they look great. Everyone there was so nice! I will be back and I hope to have Victoria again. 😀Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
Very relaxed atmosphere, willing to work with you no matter what!Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
This review is from my fiance'. "I attended Wright Beauty Academy this year. I was very excited about my future career as a cosmetologist but quickly realized what a terrible school I’d chosen. Our time as juniors consisted of everyone pretty much sitting on their phones looking at youtube and trying to replicate tutorials which would be fine if that’s what we were paying for but we were not. For almost $13,000 I expect to be instructed. They put several of us on the floor before we even hit 350 hours which is illegal and I expressed that I did not feel prepared but was assured it was time because they were moving in a new class. While in the junior room one to two days a week our instructor was given the day off for what I assume to be cutting corners for costs and we were left to our own devices with no lesson plan or supervision. There was a lot of favoritism among the faculty. Some girls were given the liberty of pretty much wearing and doing whatever they pleased despite handbook policy. I was denied on several occasions the ability to have a print out of my clock in and out hours.. the reasoning being that it took too much paper and that they would show me my clock in and out hours but not “right now” and “right now” never came. They also had a registered tier three sex offender attending on campus alongside underage high school students whom he often invited to his car in the parking lot and used very sexually explicit language toward them. When some of the students began to talk they called us into their office to say “he’s a very nice guy and we’d trust our daughters with him” which I didn’t feel was any consolation regarding these young naïve girls who were exposed to him. Despite my lack of training regarding hair cutting they rarely gave me cuts to teach me. I was very good at nails because I took the time to teach myself when the instructor wasn’t there so they began setting me up with nail appointments every day. I told them that I needed more practice with hair cutting but they continued to give me nails even when tail techs were available for appointments. This made it so I wasn’t getting enough hair cutting MPAs to graduate. I finally told them I wasn’t taking anymore nails and they were pretty upset. Not enough MPAs means I would have to go over contract to graduate therefore they would make more money off of me. During our lunches we were regularly pulled from eating to take clients when girls were available on the floor but were doing eachother’s hair. These were the privileged ones. The favorites so to speak. When working on clients as a senior it was nearly impossible to get help. It was usually one instructor to fifteen students and we’d be left waiting for up to fifteen minutes before help would come and that’s very dangerous when you’re doing color or a perm. Sometimes the instructors would be outside smoking behind their cars so you couldn’t find them. These are only a few of my grievances over this school. I’m starting another program and because of my lack of knowledge when testing out due to Wright’s poor education my near 800 credit hours has been transferred down to 600 to give me 200 extra hours in the junior room for instruction because I’m so sorely lacking. To anyone considering an education here PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE reconsider! Other schools may cost a little more but you’ll actual come out of their programs knowing what you’re doing and I believe have a much greater chance of job placement. I wish someone had warned me before enrolling. It breaks my heart to see girls signing up for this school. It’s not about giving the students a fair opportunity at a good education… it’s about using victims of low income to run a business."Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
Location & Website
Address: 492 Capital SW
Religious affiliation: Not applicable
Calendar system: Differs by program
General Phone Number: +2699644016
Institution is active in current year: 1
Institution's internet website address: wba.edu
Financial aid office: Go to the page
Admissions office: Go to the page
Online application: Go to the page
Net price calculator: Go to the page
Veterans and Military Service members tuition policies: Go to the page
Student-Right-to-Know student athlete graduation rate: Go to the page
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