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Continental School of Beauty Culture

General Information

Name: Continental School of Beauty Culture
Address: 515 N Union St, Olean, NY 14760

  • General information: (716) 372-5095
  • Financial aid office: (716) 372-5095
  • Admissions office: (716) 372-5095

Type of Institution: Private for-profit, less-than 2-year
Religious affiliation: None

Estimated Student Expenses

Largest ProgramProgram LengthAverage Completion
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General1,000 contact hours8 months
Detailed Expenses2008-20092007-20082006-2007
Tuition and fees$9,800$9,300$9,300
Books and supplies$660$660$660
Living arrangement
Off Campus
Room and board$8,784$8,160$7,928
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2008-20092007-20082006-2007
Off Campus$26,108$26,496$26,032
Off Campus with Family$15,532$16,216$16,040
Next largest programs 2008-2009
ProgramProgram LengthAverage CompletionTuition and feesBooks and supplies
Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist600 contact hours4 months$6,700$785
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist250 contact hours2 months$1,888$375
Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Arts, Other75 contact hours1 months$750$0

Financial Aid Recipients

    Percentage of Students Who Receive Aid:
  • Any form of aid: 78%
  • Federal grants: 56%
  • Institutional grants: 28%
  • Student loans: 72%
    Average Amount of Aid Received:
  • Federal grants:$2358
  • Institutional grants:$101
  • Student loans:$3654


Total enrollment: 101
Overall graduation rate: 74%

Characteristics of students

    • Attendance:
    • Full Time: 24%
    • Part Time: 76%
    • Gender:
    • Men: 4%
    • Women: 96%

White non-hispanic: 98%
Black non-hispanic: 1%
American indian/alaska native: 1%


AgencyPeriods of AccreditationAction
National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences (!)7/1/1990 -  None

Degrees offered

Personal and Culinary Services
 Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist - Certificate
 Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Arts, Other - Certificate
 Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General - Certificate
 Electrolysis/Electrology and Electrolysis Technician - Certificate
 Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist - Certificate

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