Buck's County School of Beauty Culture Inc

Tel: (215)322-0666
91 students
Private for-profit
Bucks County School of Beauty Culture (BCSBC) provides state-of-the-art education and training in a highly specialized field to students who meet its admissions requirements. Without regard to sex, race, age, religion or socio-economic status, the school offers the benefits of its instructional programs to those willing to attempt its rigorous curriculum. BCSBC takes an interest in the whole person and makes every effort to ensure that capable students can attend and progress. The Bucks County School of Beauty Culture offers an Associate Degree The school offers a comprehensive program, educating its students to work as Hairdressers, Estheticians, Nail Technicians, and Electrologists. These programs require an understanding of both the "art" and the "science" of beauty culture, and demand a highly qualified faculty with broad knowledge and experience. BCSBC aggressively recruits instructional personnel who can meet its high standards. The desire for faculty of the highest quality is in keeping with the school's philosophy of striving for excellence in the level of its graduates. The BCSBC instructional mission centers on teaching both the theory and practice of beauty culture. Styles continually change, and graduates will have to adapt to new technology and fashion trends. The school trains its students so they can "grow into" new approaches smoothly, by providing a solid foundation in the scientific principles which underlie the techniques taught in the program.
School Highlights:
Buck's County School of Beauty Culture Inc serves 91 students (85% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the community college average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Buck's County School of Beauty Culture Inc is one of 4 community colleges within Bucks County, PA.
The nearest community college is Lincoln Technical Institute-Northeast Philadelphia (3.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 33% over five years.
College Buck's County School of Beauty Culture Inc Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 4 staff
61 staff
Buck's County School of Beauty Culture Inc Total Faculty (2006-2013)
Number of Programs Offered 5 7

Student Body

The student population of 91 has grown by 30% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 17% over five years.
Total Enrollment 91 students 1,296 students
Buck's County School of Beauty Culture Inc Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1
21:1
Buck's County School of Beauty Culture Inc Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 77 students
814 students
Buck's County School of Beauty Culture Inc Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 14 students
1,040 students
Buck's County School of Beauty Culture Inc Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Buck's County School of Beauty Culture Inc Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Hispanic
4%
21%
Buck's County School of Beauty Culture Inc Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
4%
15%
Buck's County School of Beauty Culture Inc Black (2006-2013)
% White
85%
51%
Buck's County School of Beauty Culture Inc White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
2%
3%
Buck's County School of Beauty Culture Inc Unknown (2009-2013)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Buck's County School of Beauty Culture Inc Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.27 0.68
Buck's County School of Beauty Culture Inc Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 75%
89%
Buck's County School of Beauty Culture Inc % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Pennsylvania public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $11,793 per year for in-state students and $14,389 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,000 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 77%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Pennsylvania community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.61, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is The Art Institute of Pittsburgh. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.