Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics
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- Continuing Education
|Program Length||900 hours|
|Average Completion||8 months|
|Program Length||600 hours|
|Average Completion||5 months|
The Catherine Hinds Institute was opened by its namesake in 1977. The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges has recognized the award-winning school since 1979.
About Approximately 10,000 estheticians have graduated from the program since it began.in its years of operation! In addition, students who began in the 2018-2019 school year enjoyed saw a higher-than-average graduation rate of 96 percent%.
Founder Catherine Hinds is considered one of the earliest female beauty industry entrepreneurs and was an early promoter of exfoliation. This could be because of Hinds' scientific view of skincare, as she thought skincare was about health, as much as it was about beauty.
She ran the school until 2001, when her daughter, An, took the reins. One of her granddaughters is also an esthetician. So, this is truly a family passion.
To this day, the Catherine Hinds Institute focuses exclusively on esthetics. It uses a robust and cutting-edge curriculum to help its students leave the school ready for the workforce.
The Catherine Hinds Institute offers Core Esthetics and Master Esthetics programs and continuing education when possible. Classes may include:
Master esthetics students could can learn advanced versions of treatments, as well as plus microneedling, dermaplaning, and more.
Both programs are state-approved and strive to ensure esthetician training can cross state lines with few hiccups.
Full-time students attend classes on weekdays, 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Part-time students may attend from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. or 6:15 to 10:15 p.m.
Chronic tardiness to any program could result in dismissal, and students only get credit for the actual time spent at school.
About This School
All potential students must tour the school before applying.
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The school uses the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan program, which includes Stafford and Parent PLUS loans. No other loan programs are accepted. Students may also be eligible for state and federal scholarships.
55% of students received financial aid. They averaged $5,313 in grants or scholarships and $4,959 in loans.
First-time undergraduate students in the 2021 school year.
As of 2021 this school has 190 students enrolled with a student-to-teacher ratio of 12:1.
Information gathered from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), 2023.
This school is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
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